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Lew Burdette PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
18 3067.3 203 144 31 1074 3.66 13.2
Birth Date11-22-1926
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1950 NYA 23 2 0 1.3 0.0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 6.75 2.71 3.65 0.5 0.0
1951 BSN 24 3 0 4.3 0.0 4.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 6 4 3 0 6 5 5 1 1 6.23 6.07 7.09 -1.5 -0.2
1952 BSN 25 45 9 137.0 49.0 75.7 6 11 7 2 6 1 535 138 58 55 8 178 47 47 2 47 3.61 3.56 3.84 10.6 1.3
1953 MLN 26 46 13 175.0 81.0 69.3 15 5 8 1 10 1 620 177 73 63 7 184 56 56 5 58 3.24 3.52 3.84 17.1 2.0
1954 MLN 27 38 32 238.0 217.3 12.0 15 14 0 1 21 1 936 224 87 73 17 301 62 62 4 79 2.76 3.51 4.58 2.6 0.9
1955 MLN 28 42 33 230.0 169.0 15.0 13 8 0 1 14 3 806 253 114 103 25 299 73 64 6 70 4.03 4.14 5.73 -7.5 -0.7
1956 MLN 29 39 35 256.3 213.3 2.3 19 10 1 0 19 1 879 234 92 77 22 310 52 45 3 110 2.70 3.13 4.46 7.5 1.0
1957 MLN 30 37 33 256.7 245.3 11.3 17 9 0 3 18 5 1064 260 117 106 25 382 59 51 2 78 3.72 3.88 5.05 -7.9 -0.6
1958 MLN 31 40 36 275.3 265.0 10.3 20 10 0 1 23 3 1122 279 102 89 18 391 50 43 5 113 2.91 3.14 4.46 19.1 2.0
1959 MLN 32 41 39 289.7 288.0 0.7 21 15 1 0 21 7 1188 312 144 131 38 482 38 35 1 105 4.07 4.01 5.15 3.3 0.2
1960 MLN 33 45 32 275.7 247.3 28.3 19 13 4 3 20 2 1118 277 116 103 19 403 35 28 5 83 3.36 3.38 4.17 15.2 2.2
1961 MLN 34 40 36 272.3 260.7 11.7 18 11 0 2 17 10 1125 295 131 121 31 458 33 30 3 92 4.00 3.86 4.46 27.2 3.3
1962 MLN 35 37 19 143.7 118.7 20.7 10 9 2 2 8 1 593 172 85 78 26 274 23 17 2 59 4.89 4.77 5.22 -1.1 0.2
1963 MLN 36 15 13 84.0 81.3 3.0 6 5 0 0 8 1 342 71 40 34 15 136 24 20 1 28 3.64 5.05 5.65 -6.7 -0.7
1963 SLN 36 21 14 98.0 86.7 11.7 3 8 2 0 8 2 416 106 50 41 6 145 16 14 7 45 3.77 3.08 3.97 6.5 0.6
1964 CHN 37 28 17 131.0 110.7 20.3 9 9 0 0 8 2 549 152 74 71 15 234 19 17 1 40 4.88 4.09 4.80 9.7 1.4
1964 SLN 37 8 0 10.0 0.0 10.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 43 10 3 2 1 13 3 3 0 3 1.80 4.35 4.85 -0.1 -0.0
1965 CHN 38 7 3 20.3 14.3 6.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 93 26 17 12 3 41 4 3 1 5 5.31 4.80 5.53 -0.8 -0.1
1965 PHI 38 19 9 70.7 41.0 29.7 3 3 0 0 4 0 319 95 50 43 5 130 17 15 5 23 5.48 3.84 4.59 5.6 0.6
1966 CAL 39 54 0 79.7 0.0 79.7 7 2 5 3 0 0 317 80 32 30 4 107 12 10 1 27 3.39 2.90 4.02 2.7 0.2
1967 CAL 40 19 0 18.3 0.0 18.3 1 0 1 1 0 0 71 16 10 10 4 30 0 0 1 8 4.91 4.55 6.45 -4.1 -0.5
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Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1950 NYA MLB 2 0 1.3 3.65 143 .260 .297 .385 .497 .297 .500 125 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
1951 BSN MLB 3 0 4.3 7.09 41 .350 .266 .338 .409 .273 .375 100 -1.1 -0.1 -1.5 -0.2
1952 BSN MLB 45 9 137.0 3.84 102 .277 .252 .321 .374 .269 .284 94 7.0 0.8 10.6 1.3
1953 MLN MLB 46 13 175.0 3.84 116 .243 .272 .341 .428 .277 .268 93 18.9 1.9 17.1 2.0
1954 MLN MLB 38 32 238.0 4.58 92 .241 .268 .336 .413 .267 .254 92 7.7 0.8 2.6 0.9
1955 MLN MLB 42 33 230.0 5.73 64 .275 .261 .332 .412 .264 .272 94 -13.3 -1.4 -7.5 -0.7
1956 MLN MLB 39 35 256.3 4.46 90 .240 .253 .318 .399 .254 .254 94 6.5 0.7 7.5 1.0
1957 MLN MLB 37 33 256.7 5.05 75 .258 .261 .321 .394 .261 .261 93 -9.1 -1.0 -7.9 -0.6
1958 MLN MLB 40 36 275.3 4.46 92 .248 .262 .326 .406 .265 .279 93 11.1 1.2 19.1 2.0
1959 MLN MLB 41 39 289.7 5.15 76 .263 .262 .325 .406 .265 .270 93 -6.8 -0.7 3.3 0.2
1960 MLN MLB 45 32 275.7 4.17 95 .240 .257 .319 .389 .260 .264 93 10.8 1.1 15.2 2.2
1961 MLN MLB 40 36 272.3 4.46 98 .255 .264 .326 .408 .261 .273 96 18.4 1.9 27.2 3.3
1962 MLN MLB 37 19 143.7 5.22 79 .288 .266 .328 .393 .264 .295 95 -0.3 -0.0 -1.1 0.2
1963 MLN MLB 15 13 84.0 5.65 50 .269 .234 .293 .344 .248 .204 98 -7.3 -0.8 -6.7 -0.7
1963 SLN MLB 21 14 98.0 3.97 99 .262 .244 .303 .363 .259 .292 103 6.9 0.8 6.5 0.6
1964 CHN MLB 28 17 131.0 4.80 87 .266 .259 .310 .380 .261 .289 105 3.3 0.4 9.7 1.4
1964 SLN MLB 8 0 10.0 4.85 86 .258 .255 .302 .373 .253 .250 105 -0.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
1965 CHN MLB 7 3 20.3 5.53 62 .315 .253 .315 .378 .266 .287 100 -1.5 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1
1965 PHI MLB 19 9 70.7 4.59 88 .300 .242 .299 .366 .252 .335 102 2.9 0.3 5.6 0.6
1966 CAL MLB 54 0 79.7 4.02 97 .240 .239 .301 .371 .254 .278 100 3.7 0.4 2.7 0.2
1967 CAL MLB 19 0 18.3 6.45 16 .265 .228 .293 .346 .253 .207 95 -4.1 -0.5 -4.1 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1950 NYA MLB 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 3 0 0 0 33% .500 20.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.25 6.75 0.5 0.0
1951 BSN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.3 6 5 1 0 40% .375 12.5 10.4 0.0 2.1 2.54 6.23 -1.5 -0.2
1952 BSN MLB 6 11 7 45 9 137.0 138 47 47 8 61% .284 9.1 3.1 0.5 3.1 1.35 3.61 10.6 1.3
1953 MLN MLB 15 5 8 46 13 175.0 177 56 58 7 53% .268 9.1 2.9 0.4 3.0 1.33 3.24 17.1 2.0
1954 MLN MLB 15 14 0 38 32 238.0 224 62 79 17 56% .254 8.5 2.3 0.6 3.0 1.20 2.76 2.6 0.9
1955 MLN MLB 13 8 0 42 33 230.0 253 73 70 25 54% .272 9.9 2.9 1.0 2.7 1.42 4.03 -7.5 -0.7
1956 MLN MLB 19 10 1 39 35 256.3 234 52 110 22 54% .254 8.2 1.8 0.8 3.9 1.12 2.70 7.5 1.0
1957 MLN MLB 17 9 0 37 33 256.7 260 59 78 25 57% .261 9.1 2.1 0.9 2.7 1.24 3.72 -7.9 -0.6
1958 MLN MLB 20 10 0 40 36 275.3 279 50 113 18 60% .279 9.1 1.6 0.6 3.7 1.19 2.91 19.1 2.0
1959 MLN MLB 21 15 1 41 39 289.7 312 38 105 38 55% .270 9.7 1.2 1.2 3.3 1.21 4.07 3.3 0.2
1960 MLN MLB 19 13 4 45 32 275.7 277 35 83 19 58% .264 9.0 1.1 0.6 2.7 1.13 3.36 15.2 2.2
1961 MLN MLB 18 11 0 40 36 272.3 295 33 92 31 55% .273 9.7 1.1 1.0 3.0 1.20 4.00 27.2 3.3
1962 MLN MLB 10 9 2 37 19 143.7 172 23 59 26 46% .295 10.8 1.4 1.6 3.7 1.36 4.89 -1.1 0.2
1963 MLN MLB 6 5 0 15 13 84.0 71 24 28 15 53% .204 7.6 2.6 1.6 3.0 1.13 3.64 -6.7 -0.7
1963 SLN MLB 3 8 2 21 14 98.0 106 16 45 6 46% .292 9.7 1.5 0.6 4.1 1.24 3.77 6.5 0.6
1964 CHN MLB 9 9 0 28 17 131.0 152 19 40 15 52% .289 10.4 1.3 1.0 2.7 1.31 4.88 9.7 1.4
1964 SLN MLB 1 0 0 8 0 10.0 10 3 3 1 52% .250 9.0 2.7 0.9 2.7 1.30 1.80 -0.1 -0.0
1965 CHN MLB 0 2 0 7 3 20.3 26 4 5 3 55% .287 11.5 1.8 1.3 2.2 1.48 5.31 -0.8 -0.1
1965 PHI MLB 3 3 0 19 9 70.7 95 17 23 5 62% .335 12.1 2.2 0.6 2.9 1.58 5.48 5.6 0.6
1966 CAL MLB 7 2 5 54 0 79.7 80 12 27 4 55% .278 9.0 1.4 0.5 3.1 1.15 3.39 2.7 0.2
1967 CAL MLB 1 0 1 19 0 18.3 16 0 8 4 63% .207 7.9 0.0 2.0 3.9 0.87 4.91 -4.1 -0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

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This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Backs Against the Wall: The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals and HistoryMike Gianella2013-10-30
Wezen-Ball: The Milwaukee Walk of Shame?Larry Granillo2013-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Murphy, Morris, and Using the Full 15 BallotsZachary Levine2013-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Remembering Donald DavidsonBob Hertzel2010-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Comeback KingsJay Jaffe2008-10-15
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Love in the Temperate Zone, Part OneSteven Goldman2008-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Late Standing StartsJim Baker2008-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Rookies and CyclesNate Silver2007-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Micah OwingsJim Baker2007-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessAre Knuckleballers Easy to Relieve?: ...And Other Pressing Issues of Our TimeMichael Wolverton2004-07-14


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-02 11:00:00Thursday Playoff Games"lrgreen (NYC): BP in 2007 said that Seth McClung was 25 saves away from being the All-Time Saves leader for West Virginia natives. Who is the all-time leader in this robust category?"

Lew Burdette had 31 career saves, per BB-Ref, but 16 of those preceded Holtzman's invention of the save rule, and all of them preceded saves becoming an "official" stat in 1970. (Derek Jacques)
2008-10-02 11:00:00Thursday Playoff Gameslrgreen (NYC): "BP2007 said that Seth McClung was 25 saves away from being the All-Time Saves leader for West Virginia natives. Who is the all-time leader in this robust category?"

Lew Burdette!

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