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Lew BurdetteTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1967 MLB Years: 1950-1967
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-626Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSelva Lewis Burdette
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 22,1926PlaceNitro,West Virginia
Death DateFebruary 6,2007 [80.076]
High SchoolNitro (Nitro,WV)
CollegeUniversity of Richmond (Richmond,VA)
MLB DebutSeptember 26,1950 [23.308]
OrganizationsMLN [11] BSN [2] CAL [2] CHN [2] SLN [2] NYA [1] PHI [1] Awards2Awards Voting5-74
TBC Player ID9406Retrosheet IDburdl101MLBAM ID111701
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Milwaukee Braves in 1956,1963 ... Threw a no-hitter on August 18,1960 against the Philadelphia Phillies
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts10Walks92Hittable37SO/BB62vsPower37Hitting57Durability81Team.543Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya27Rel23006.7520200001.03110000002.2520.25------0.00-2.58
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33Rel24006.2330300004.06430511002.5412.46--10.382.080.20-5.48
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33Rel256113.614593650227137.01385855847472201.359.070.533.093.091.00.3533.49
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33S/R261553.2446133361248175.01777363756581001.339.100.362.882.981.04.7503.41
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST2715142.763832613430238.022487731762791001.208.470.642.342.991.27.5173.44
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST281384.034233911240230.02531141032573703101.429.900.982.862.740.96.6194.12
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST2919102.703935416621256.0234927722521102001.128.220.771.833.862.12.6553.24
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST301793.723733414130256.22601171062559782021.249.120.882.072.741.32.6543.83
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST3120102.914036419320275.02791028918501131051.199.120.591.633.692.26.6673.10
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST3221154.074139220421289.231214413138381052011.219.691.181.183.262.76.5833.93
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST3319133.3645321318494275.22771161031935832051.139.040.621.142.712.37.5943.26
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST3418114.004036414340272.02951311213133921131.209.751.021.093.042.79.6213.77
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33S/R351094.8937191861112143.217285782623591121.3610.771.631.443.702.57.5264.67
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33ST36653.6415132412084.07140341524280011.137.611.612.573.001.17.5455.03
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33S/R36383.7721147303298.01065041616450001.249.730.551.474.132.81.2732.85
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33Rel37101.80808002010.010321331001.309.000.902.702.701.001.0004.21
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33S/R37994.882817118230131.015274711519400011.3110.441.031.312.752.11.5003.94
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33S/R38025.31734000020.02617123450011.4811.511.331.772.211.25.0004.68
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30S/R38335.4819910112070.2955043517231001.5812.100.642.172.931.35.5003.51
1966California AngelsALMLBcal32Rel39723.39540540022579.2803230412272211.159.040.451.363.052.25.7783.02
1967California AngelsALMLBcal32Rel40104.9119019008118.01610104080010.877.851.96--3.930.001.0004.67
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter2031443.6662637325315833128313062.03186140012462896281074237231.249.350.851.843.151.71.5851.16
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1731093.53420321991413066162494.225541101978243505875163191.239.210.881.823.151.73.613-
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter823.67730730030697.1964240812352221.108.820.731.103.212.92.800-
Boston Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6113.694893950227141.01446258852483201.399.170.513.313.060.92.353-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9114.943520158230151.017891831823450021.3310.591.071.372.681.96.450-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter483.582914153052108.01165343719481001.259.670.581.584.002.53.333-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter335.4819910112070.2955043517231001.5812.100.642.172.931.35.500-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.7520200001.03110000002.2520.25------0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15103.6645271811292220.0229100892145772121.249.350.851.843.151.71.6001.16

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p2431000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p254535140000003816002.114.205.114.3194045.148.000.086.1706.6717.782.670.000.000.00
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p2646534900010001305000.170.170.170.3409058.225.000.000.1560.0022.410.000.000.000.00
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p2739793710040011425200.089.119.101.2208189.104.012.025.1081.1215.7314.000.000.0014.29
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p284586102050070032003000.233.258.291.54925592.303.058.093.2513.2621.746.670.000.0025.00
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p294586916100800216111201.186.209.198.407171102.222.012.035.1871.9615.698.000.000.006.25
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p304188111320290032214104.148.183.239.42221497.169.091.125.1913.0922.687.332.0644.0030.77
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p3147991124113150032415004.242.272.364.636365108.292.122.152.2842.7822.228.002.7833.0020.83
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p3252104142171080033615000.202.231.288.519308113.309.086.115.2332.6531.8612.000.000.0038.10
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p334691111630240072212102.176.240.275.515255102.206.099.176.2386.8621.573.141.9645.5031.25
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p34421031021503110023903000.204.219.340.559358108.295.136.155.2461.8536.1119.502.7834.3338.10
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p3539516900010011712001.176.208.176.3849055.265.000.020.1811.8230.9117.000.000.000.00
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33p3617262101010011124000.038.138.115.2533133.067.077.115.1313.0333.3311.000.000.00100.00
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33p362131031001100603000.097.097.129.2264134.120.032.065.1000.0017.650.000.000.0033.33
1963Totals for NL-NL         38572411021011727000.070.117.123.2407267.100.053.088.1151.4925.3717.000.000.0050.00
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33p3781000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33p37284361201240031213000.279.340.465.80520350.345.186.256.3586.0024.004.004.0021.5025.00
1964Totals for NL-NL         364461201240031213000.273.333.455.78820351.333.182.250.3505.8823.534.003.9222.0025.00
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33p3886021000100100000.333.333.500.833316.400.167.333.3660.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30p381920360000000702000.300.300.300.6006022.462.000.000.2690.0031.820.000.000.000.00
1965Totals for NL-NL         2726381000100802000.308.308.346.6549128.444.038.077.2910.0028.570.000.000.0012.50
1966California AngelsALMLBcal32p39548010001000300000.125.125.125.250108.200.000.000.1110.0037.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter64510111011852741275203227112636014.183.216.253.469256431124.236.070.104.0002.8524.118.471.0784.2523.24
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter459866911572531069002623410496012.181.213.252.46521838957.234.071.100.0002.7224.459.001.0486.6024.20
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter364961411241031313000.286.340.469.80923456.353.183.265.0005.3623.214.333.5724.5028.57
Boston Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4836140000003816002.111.200.111.3114046.143.000.083.0006.5217.392.670.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2932031001100603000.094.094.125.2194135.115.031.063.0000.0017.140.000.000.0033.33
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1920360000000702000.300.300.300.6006022.462.000.000.0000.0031.820.000.000.000.00
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter548010001000300000.125.125.125.250108.200.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16225425467131910868316204.183.216.253.4696411282.236.070.104.0002.8524.118.471.0784.2523.24

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya23P2-1-1-1111.0000.501.00-----2100.01.3
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn24P3-4-1--111.0000.330.25-----3100.01.9
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn25P45-137929133938.9740.840.28-----45100.029.4
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26P46-1751137164948.9801.040.27-----46100.029.9
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27P38-2381749447066.9431.740.28-----3997.424.7
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28P42-2301847266765.9701.550.28-----4593.327.3
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29P39-2561948146867.9851.720.26-----4586.725.3
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30P37-2562253437975.9492.030.29-----4190.224.0
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31P40-2752753148180.9882.000.29-----4785.126.0
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32P41-2892147166968.9861.660.24-----5278.826.3
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33P45-27531682610199.9802.200.36-----4697.829.2
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb34P40-2722760128887.9892.180.32-----4295.226.0
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb35P37-143833214341.9531.110.29-----3994.922.8
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36P21-98412211816.8890.760.16-----21100.013.0
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb36P15-84715322522.8801.470.26-----1788.29.3
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37P28-1311034-344441.0001.570.34-----28100.017.3
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37P8-10-2--221.0000.250.20-----8100.04.9
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38P19-70414-318181.0000.950.26-----19100.011.8
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38P7-2023--551.0000.710.25-----887.54.3
1966California AngelsALMLBcal39P54-798112-2119.9050.350.24-----54100.033.3
1967California AngelsALMLBcal40P19-18-5--551.0000.260.28-----19100.011.8
MLB Totals for P - 18 season(s)-   P626-30612456222755894867.9701.380.28-----6260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya232----------
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn243----------
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2545----------
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2646----------
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2738----------
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2842----------
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2939----------
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3037----------
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3140----------
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3241----------
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3345----------
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3440----------
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3537----------
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3621----------
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3615----------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3728----------
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln378----------
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3819----------
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn387----------
1966California AngelsALMLBcal3954----------
1967California AngelsALMLBcal4019----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1957Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB30300.6733027.021241300.937.000.001.334.333.250.001.000
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB31125.6431022.1221441201.188.870.001.614.843.000.00.333
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs422.92606400049.3430160825001.037.840.001.464.563.130.00.667

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB3038000000001200000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.12511.1122.222.000.000.000.00
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB3139110013000300000.111.111.444.555419.000.333.3330.0033.330.0011.119.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs617110013001500000.059.111.235.3464118.000.176.2355.5627.785.005.5617.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl45Pitching Coach1547084.45525.04Lum Harris,Eddie Mathews
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl46Pitching Coach1617685.47222.55Eddie Mathews
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1957World Series MVP1
1958MLB Player of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1967-09-23Released by Angels. 
1965-11-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1965-10-13Released by Phillies. 
1965-05-30Purchased by Phillies from Cubs. 
1964-06-02TradeTraded by Cardinals to Cubs for Glen Hobbie. 
1963-06-15TradeTraded by Braves to Cardinals for Bob Sadowski and Gene Oliver. 
1951-08-29TradeTraded by Yankees with Cash to Braves for Johnny Sain. 
1947-04-06ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.