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Ray BurrisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1987 MLB Years: 1973-1987
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PositionsP-486, DH-3Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBertram Ray Burris
Height6-5Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 22,1950 [67.276]PlaceIdabel,Oklahoma
High SchoolDuke (Duke,OK)
CollegeSouthwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 17th round (399th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 8,1973 [22.229]
OrganizationsCHN [8] MON [3] MIL [2] NYN [2] NYA [1] OAK [1] SLN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID9453Retrosheet IDburrr001MLBAM ID111770
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago Cubs in 1976-1977
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts35Walks58Hittable39SO/BB50vsPower39Hitting33Durability61Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1972nullAA--Rel21753.5114014000095.0984337020910001.249.28--1.898.624.55.583-
1973nullAAA--Rel22435.64808000059.0724537019340001.5410.98--2.905.191.79.571-
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34Rel22112.92311300012064.2652221227573001.429.050.283.767.932.11.5002.46
1974nullAAA--Rel23235.09707000046.0523326023340001.6310.17--4.506.651.48.400-
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34Rel23356.60405350014175.09161558264010341.5610.920.963.124.801.54.3754.10
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34ST2415104.12363518210238.025912110925731082241.399.780.942.764.081.48.6004.01
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34ST2515133.113736110400249.02511028622701127151.299.070.802.534.051.60.5363.79
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34ST2614164.72393905100221.027013211629671058031.5211.001.182.734.281.57.4674.44
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34ST277134.76403284131198.221011210515799463101.459.510.683.584.261.19.3503.96
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34Rel28006.2314014003021.2231715015140011.759.55--6.235.820.93-3.66
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya53Rel28136.1815015007027.2402219510191001.8113.011.633.256.181.90.2504.79
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn26ST28023.32440000021.22110826101001.258.720.832.494.151.67.0003.84
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn34ST297134.02292901000170.018186762054835241.389.561.062.854.391.54.3504.33
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48ST30973.05222114000135.21175646941526131.167.760.602.723.451.27.5633.67
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48S/R314144.733715222092123.214377651453553021.5810.411.023.864.001.04.2224.63
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48S/R32473.684017232160154.0139686313561002121.278.120.763.275.841.79.3643.68
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48ST3313103.15342865130211.219384741590936181.348.210.643.833.951.03.5654.20
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48ST349134.81292816000170.018295912553817031.389.621.322.804.281.53.4094.63
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST35112.41440000018.218551290001.078.680.480.964.344.50.500-
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35S/R35455.60231013005082.09252511332340041.5110.101.433.513.731.06.4445.32
1987Stockton PortsCalifA+mil-ST36200.00220000012.03000590000.652.19--3.656.571.801.000-
1987Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-ST36005.6811000006.012441010001.8917.051.42--1.420.00--
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0201.93330000018.2154415100001.077.230.482.414.822.001.0003.30
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48Rel36225.871028002023.033161541282001.9612.911.574.703.130.67.5006.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1081344.1748030217847106542183.023101133101522176410656914531.409.500.913.144.381.39.4461.46
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16124.13367290000236.02551301092691780001.379.670.082.626.752.58.571-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter774.98205150000129.11548772244780001.5210.660.143.055.401.77.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter753.5114014000095.0984337020910001.249.28--1.898.624.55.583-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.00220000012.03000590000.652.19--3.656.571.801.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Chicago Cubs Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter55584.27237148892783321066.01169567507101357530369271.439.850.853.014.461.48.487-
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17283.7999534681152412.03992011743615020711271.338.690.783.274.511.38.378-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11154.93393096020193.02151111062965899031.4510.011.353.034.141.37.423-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13103.15342865130211.219384741590936181.348.210.643.833.951.03.565-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7153.94333301000191.120296842260936241.369.471.032.814.361.55.318-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter455.60231013005082.09252511332340041.5110.101.433.513.731.06.444-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136.1815015007027.2402219510191001.8113.011.633.256.181.90.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11134.174830185170220.023211410222771077151.409.500.913.144.381.39.4581.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15114.13336270000220.02361211012641650001.379.670.082.626.752.58.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p22317010000001301000.143.250.143.393109.250.000.143.20311.1133.333.000.000.000.00
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p234113010000012401000.077.200.077.2771016.111.000.077.15712.5025.002.000.000.000.00
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p243882101520040172407001.183.247.207.45417296.259.024.098.2217.2925.003.430.000.0013.33
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p2539814900010012808101.111.120.111.2319091.167.000.012.1091.1030.7728.000.000.000.00
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p26406941221180042219000.174.230.275.50519483.239.101.159.2304.8226.515.501.2069.0033.33
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p2741613712020021307001.115.143.197.34012370.146.082.115.1542.8618.576.500.000.0042.86
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p28141100000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35650.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn26p2846010000000201000.167.167.167.334107.250.000.000.1510.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1979Totals for NL-NL         187110000001201000.143.250.143.393109.200.000.143.20211.1122.222.000.000.000.00
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn34p2929511500000121803000.098.132.098.2305056.152.000.020.1123.5732.149.000.000.000.00
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48p3022374700020041207100.189.262.189.4517049.269.000.108.2208.1624.493.000.000.000.00
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48p3137280510010031004000.179.258.214.4726135.278.035.143.2278.5728.573.330.000.0020.00
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48p3240392920020041502000.231.302.282.58411245.375.051.154.2738.8933.333.750.000.0022.22
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p352327043007000900000.148.148.259.4077327.222.111.111.1760.0033.330.000.000.0075.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter43650230761131270331160150203.151.201.191.3929615586.219.040.096.0005.2927.305.160.17502.0019.74
Chicago Cubs Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter244314224553115021894133103.143.192.188.380599367.200.045.096.0004.9025.615.220.27314.0020.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter991046213005001137013100.202.276.231.507243129.309.029.135.0008.5328.683.360.000.0014.29
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter33571600000122004000.105.136.105.2416063.162.000.018.0003.1731.7510.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2327043007000900000.148.148.259.4077327.222.111.111.0000.0033.330.000.000.0075.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162187112841010011259019101.151.201.191.392366218.219.040.096.0005.2927.305.160.17502.0019.74

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P31-64-14121514.9330.450.221-100.0-31100.019.3
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P40-7549--13131.0000.330.17-----4197.624.7
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P36-23816162-3432.9410.890.13-----3894.722.2
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P37-2491542536257.9191.540.23-----3994.922.8
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P39-2211646116362.9841.590.28-----4097.524.1
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P40-1982338426561.9381.530.31-----4197.624.7
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya28P15-2723--551.0000.330.19-----15100.09.4
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P14-2134--771.0000.500.33-----14100.08.6
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P4-21431-87.8751.750.33-----4100.02.5
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P29-1701322213735.9461.210.21-----29100.017.9
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30P22-135817322825.8931.140.19-----22100.020.4
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P37-1231116212927.9310.730.22-----37100.022.8
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32P40-1541223-135351.0000.880.23-----40100.024.7
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33P34-211516-221211.0000.620.10-----3791.921.0
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33DH3---------------378.11.9
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil34P29-17018192-3937.9491.280.22-----29100.018.0
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln35P4--161-87.8751.75------4100.02.8
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35P23-8249-113131.0000.570.16-----23100.014.3
1987Stockton Ports CalifA+mil36P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil36P10-2333--661.0000.600.26-----10100.06.2
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P480-21821573002316480457.9520.950.211-100.0-4800.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--161-87.8751.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2231----------
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2340----------
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2436----------
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2537----------
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2639----------
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2740----------
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya2815----------
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2814----------
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn284----------
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn2929----------
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3022----------
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3137----------
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3240----------
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3334---------3
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3429----------
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln354----------
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3523----------
1987Stockton Ports CalifA+mil362----------
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3610----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB30015.061005.1734402.1611.810.006.756.751.000.00.000
1981Montreal ExposChamp. SeriesMLB30100.5321017.01013400.765.290.001.592.121.330.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs015.0610100005.3703044002.0611.810.006.756.751.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs100.53202100017.01001034000.765.290.001.592.121.330.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB3012000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1981Montreal ExposChamp. SeriesMLB3026000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs26000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil39Bullpen Coach1627488.45714.06Tom Trebelhorn
1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil40Bullpen Coach1628379.5128.04Tom Trebelhorn
1992Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex41Bullpen Coach1627785.47519.04Toby Harrah,Bobby Valentine
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln50Minor League Pitching Instructor1629369.574--2Tony La RussaLost in 1st Round (Diamondbacks)
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln51Minor League Pitching Instructor1629765.599--1Tony La RussaLost NLCS (Giants)
2006Oneonta TigersNYPLA-Minordet55Pitching Coach744034.5413.02Tom Brookens-
2007West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet56Pitching Coach1408357.593--1Tom BrookensLeague Champions
2008Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet57Pitching Coach1426874.47916.04Tom Brookens
2009Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet58Pitching Coach1417170.50417.54Tom Brookens
2010Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet59Pitching Coach1426676.46516.06Phil Nevin
2011Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet60Pitching Coach1426775.47213.05Chris Cron
2012Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet61Pitching Coach1415784.40425.06Chris Cron
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi63Pitching Coach1446678.45815.56Dave Brundage
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi64Pitching Coach1446381.43818.05Dave Brundage
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-07-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1986-08-27Released by Cardinals. 
1986-04-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-04-01Released by Brewers. 
1984-12-07TradeTraded by Athletics with Ed Myers and Eric Barry to Brewers for Don Sutton. 
1983-12-07TradeTraded by Expos to Athletics for Rusty McNealy and Cash. 
1981-02-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1980-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-08-20Claimed on waivers by Mets from Yankees. 
1979-05-23TradeTraded by Cubs to Yankees for Dick Tidrow. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll34581,250-171872++370,78060,000581,250
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3560,000-61428-386,34760,000641,250
1987Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll36100,000-4081542344,90660,000741,250
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red