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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Britt Burns
Stat Years
1978-1990  [mlb] 1978-1985
Height/Weight
6-5 / 218
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (233)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1959-06-08 in Houston, Texas   [61.033]
High School
Huffman (Birmingham,AL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #3 (#70 overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-08-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.058)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [8] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9436 ... retro id: burnb001 ... mlbam id: 111757
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978Appleton FoxesMidwAcha-191---322.40661000030.0258812280000.907.500.300.608.402.4014.00.600
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-191---114.29440000021.024161004170001.3310.290.001.717.296.864.25.500
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0212.9122000007.21412112330002.2216.432.353.523.5214.091.00.000
    1978Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA/A----192---433.1810101000051.049241816450001.088.650.181.067.944.247.50.571
    1978MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0213.7522000007.71412112330002.3617.502.503.753.7515.001.00.000
    1979Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-202---6104.83201941011110.01266859537921001.4810.310.413.037.535.562.49.375
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-202---233.29761001141.0411715215341011.379.000.443.297.463.732.27.400
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40202Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.4060000605.010531120002.2018.001.801.803.609.002.00.000
    1979Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA/AA----202---8134.41272551022151.016785747521262011.459.950.423.107.515.072.42.381
    1979MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.4060000605.010531120002.2018.001.801.803.609.002.00.000
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15132.843432111120238.0213837517631331441.168.050.642.385.033.142.11.536
    1980MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15132.843432111120238.0213837517631331441.168.050.642.385.033.142.11.536
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40224Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.64242351010156.2139524614491081161.207.990.802.816.202.992.20.625
    1981MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.65242351010156.7139524614491081161.208.010.812.826.223.002.20.625
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1354.04282851000169.1168897612671162131.398.930.643.566.174.731.73.722
    1982MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1354.04282851000169.3168897612671162131.398.940.643.576.174.741.73.722
    1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10113.58292684030173.2165796914551156051.278.550.732.855.964.092.09.476
    1983MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10113.59292684030173.7165796914551156051.278.570.732.865.984.112.09.476
    1984Appleton FoxesMidwAcha-257---101.8011000005.04110150001.007.200.001.809.001.805.001.000
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-257---104.5011000006.06331351011.509.001.504.507.504.501.671.000
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4125.003416206183117.01307465745852041.5010.000.543.466.545.691.89.250
    1984Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA/A----252---203.27220000011.0104414101011.278.180.823.278.183.272.501.000
    1984MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4125.003416206183117.01307465745852041.5010.000.543.466.545.691.89.250
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18113.96363484120227.020610510026791722021.268.171.033.136.824.162.18.621
    1985MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18113.96363484120227.020610510026791722021.268.171.033.136.824.162.18.621
    1990Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-319---1210.80431011010.01614120730002.3014.400.006.302.7012.600.43.333
    1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-319---0112.0011000003.05441330002.6715.003.009.009.0012.001.00.000
    1990Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA/A+----312---1311.08541011013.021181611060002.3814.540.696.924.1512.460.60.250
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)70603.66193161391183231,094.3104549944593362734146241.298.600.772.986.044.102.03.538
    American League Totals (8 yrs)70603.66193161391183231,094.3104549944593362734146241.298.600.772.986.044.102.03.538
    Minor League Totals15194.46444171132226.024713111210721873021.419.840.402.877.455.222.60.441
    Minor: A Totals422.31771000035.0299913330000.917.460.260.778.492.3111.00.667
    Minor: A+ Totals1210.80431011010.01614120730002.3014.400.006.302.7012.600.43.333
    Minor: AA Totals7114.74242341011131.015084695411091001.4610.310.342.827.495.772.66.389
    Minor: AAA Totals343.96981001150.0522422421422021.469.360.723.787.564.322.00.429
    Chicago White Sox Totals (8 yrs)70603.66193161391183231,094.3104549944593362734146241.298.600.772.986.044.102.03.538
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Appleton FoxesMidwA19P600.02400661.0001.000.004.4100.014
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAA19P400.0331076.8571.500.002.8100.016
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB19P207.20200221.0001.000.281.2100.015
    1979Knoxville SoxSouAA20P2000.00601661.0000.300.0014.2100.07
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAA20P700.02400661.0000.900.005.1100.013
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB20P605.0000000.0000.000.003.8100.015
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB21P340238.0634104140.9761.200.1721.3100.04
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLB22P240156.2081098.8890.300.0522.6100.05
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB23P280169.1214201816.8890.600.0917.3100.08
    1983Chicago White SoxALMLB24P290173.2115111716.9410.600.0917.9100.09
    1984Appleton FoxesMidwA25P100.0011021.5001.000.000.7100.017
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA25P100.00201221.0002.000.000.6100.018
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLB25P340117.0217202119.9050.600.1621.0100.03
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLB26P360227.0627203533.9430.900.1522.2100.05
    1990Columbus ClippersILAAA31P100.01200331.0003.000.000.7100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)19301,0931711791143134.9370.700.120.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)900380111111.0001.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)240039111312.9230.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)700251087.8751.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978MLB2----------
    1978Minor10----------
    1979MLB6----------
    1979Minor27----------
    1980MLB34----------
    1981MLB24----------
    1982MLB28----------
    1983MLB29----------
    1984MLB34----------
    1984Minor2----------
    1985MLB36----------
    1990Minor1----------
    Totals233----------