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Burleigh Grimes P

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA
19 616 4180 270 212 18 3.53
Birth Date8-18-1893
Height5' 10"
Weight175 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1916 PIT MLB 6 5 45.7 2 3 0 40 10 20 1 .000 7.9 2.0 0.2 3.9 0% .258 .000 1.09 2.37 2.36 0 0.00 0.0
1917 PIT MLB 37 17 194.0 3 16 0 186 70 72 5 .000 8.6 3.2 0.2 3.3 0% .270 .000 1.32 3.15 3.53 0 0.00 0.0
1918 BRO MLB 40 30 270.0 19 9 1 210 76 113 3 .000 7.0 2.5 0.1 3.8 0% .235 .000 1.06 2.49 2.13 0 0.00 0.0
1919 BRO MLB 25 21 181.3 10 11 0 179 60 82 2 .000 8.9 3.0 0.1 4.1 0% .277 .000 1.32 2.79 3.47 0 0.00 0.0
1920 BRO MLB 40 33 303.7 23 11 2 271 67 131 5 .000 8.0 2.0 0.1 3.9 0% .256 .000 1.11 2.65 2.22 0 0.00 0.0
1921 BRO MLB 37 35 302.3 22 13 0 313 76 136 6 .000 9.3 2.3 0.2 4.0 0% .298 .000 1.29 3.15 2.83 0 0.00 0.0
1922 BRO MLB 36 34 259.0 17 14 1 324 84 99 17 .000 11.3 2.9 0.6 3.4 0% .319 .000 1.58 4.22 4.76 0 0.00 0.0
1923 BRO MLB 39 38 327.0 21 18 0 356 100 119 9 .000 9.8 2.8 0.2 3.3 0% .294 .000 1.39 3.61 3.58 0 0.00 0.0
1924 BRO MLB 38 36 310.7 22 13 1 351 91 135 15 .000 10.2 2.6 0.4 3.9 0% .306 .000 1.42 3.64 3.82 0 0.00 0.0
1925 BRO MLB 33 31 246.7 12 19 0 305 102 73 15 .000 11.1 3.7 0.5 2.7 0% .311 .000 1.65 4.63 5.04 0 0.00 0.0
1926 BRO MLB 30 29 225.3 12 13 0 238 88 64 4 .000 9.5 3.5 0.2 2.6 0% .280 .000 1.45 3.81 3.71 0 0.00 0.0
1927 NY1 MLB 39 34 259.7 19 8 2 274 87 102 12 .000 9.5 3.0 0.4 3.5 0% .292 .000 1.39 3.86 3.54 0 0.00 0.0
1928 PIT MLB 48 37 330.7 25 14 3 311 77 97 11 .000 8.5 2.1 0.3 2.6 0% .254 .000 1.17 3.41 2.99 0 0.00 0.0
1929 PIT MLB 33 29 232.7 17 7 2 245 70 62 11 .000 9.5 2.7 0.4 2.4 0% .273 .000 1.35 4.35 3.13 0 0.00 0.0
1930 BSN 0 11 9 49.0 3 5 0 72 22 15 4 .000 13.2 4.0 0.7 2.8 0% .349 .000 1.92 5.53 7.35 0 0.00 0.0
1930 SLN 0 22 19 152.3 13 6 0 174 43 58 5 .000 10.3 2.5 0.3 3.4 0% .309 .000 1.42 4.14 3.01 0 0.00 0.0
1931 SLN MLB 29 28 212.3 17 9 0 240 59 67 11 .000 10.2 2.5 0.5 2.8 0% .299 .000 1.41 3.99 3.65 0 0.00 0.0
1932 CHN MLB 30 18 141.3 6 11 1 174 50 36 8 .000 11.1 3.2 0.5 2.3 0% .303 .000 1.58 4.22 4.78 0 0.00 0.0
1933 CHN 0 17 7 69.7 3 6 3 71 29 12 2 .000 9.2 3.7 0.3 1.6 0% .274 .000 1.44 3.89 3.49 0 0.00 0.0
1933 SLN 0 4 3 13.7 0 1 1 15 8 4 1 .000 9.9 5.3 0.7 2.6 0% .264 .000 1.68 4.91 5.27 0 0.00 0.0
1934 NYA 0 10 0 18.0 1 2 1 22 14 5 0 .000 11.0 7.0 0.0 2.5 0% .338 .000 2.00 5.10 5.50 0 0.00 0.0
1934 PIT 0 8 4 27.3 1 2 0 36 10 9 0 .000 11.9 3.3 0.0 3.0 0% .327 .000 1.68 3.63 7.24 0 0.00 0.0
1934 SLN 0 4 0 7.7 2 1 0 5 2 1 1 .000 5.9 2.3 1.2 1.2 0% .154 .000 0.91 5.30 3.52 0 0.00 0.0
1930 TOT MLB 33 28 201.3 16 11 0 246 65 73 9 .000 11.0 2.9 0.4 3.3 0% .000 .000 1.54 4.48 4.07 0 0.00 0.0
1933 TOT MLB 21 10 83.3 3 7 4 86 37 16 3 .000 9.3 4.0 0.3 1.7 0% .000 .000 1.48 4.06 3.78 0 0.00 0.0
1934 TOT MLB 22 4 53.0 4 5 1 63 26 15 1 .000 10.7 4.4 0.2 2.5 0% .000 .000 1.68 4.37 6.11 0 0.00 0.0
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Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1916 PIT MLB 6 5 45.7 2 3 0 40 10 20 1 .000 7.9 2.0 0.2 3.9 0% .258 .000 1.09 2.37 2.36
1917 PIT MLB 37 17 194.0 3 16 0 186 70 72 5 .000 8.6 3.2 0.2 3.3 0% .270 .000 1.32 3.15 3.53
1918 BRO MLB 40 30 270.0 19 9 1 210 76 113 3 .000 7.0 2.5 0.1 3.8 0% .235 .000 1.06 2.49 2.13
1919 BRO MLB 25 21 181.3 10 11 0 179 60 82 2 .000 8.9 3.0 0.1 4.1 0% .277 .000 1.32 2.79 3.47
1920 BRO MLB 40 33 303.7 23 11 2 271 67 131 5 .000 8.0 2.0 0.1 3.9 0% .256 .000 1.11 2.65 2.22
1921 BRO MLB 37 35 302.3 22 13 0 313 76 136 6 .000 9.3 2.3 0.2 4.0 0% .298 .000 1.29 3.15 2.83
1922 BRO MLB 36 34 259.0 17 14 1 324 84 99 17 .000 11.3 2.9 0.6 3.4 0% .319 .000 1.58 4.22 4.76
1923 BRO MLB 39 38 327.0 21 18 0 356 100 119 9 .000 9.8 2.8 0.2 3.3 0% .294 .000 1.39 3.61 3.58
1924 BRO MLB 38 36 310.7 22 13 1 351 91 135 15 .000 10.2 2.6 0.4 3.9 0% .306 .000 1.42 3.64 3.82
1925 BRO MLB 33 31 246.7 12 19 0 305 102 73 15 .000 11.1 3.7 0.5 2.7 0% .311 .000 1.65 4.63 5.04
1926 BRO MLB 30 29 225.3 12 13 0 238 88 64 4 .000 9.5 3.5 0.2 2.6 0% .280 .000 1.45 3.81 3.71
1927 NY1 MLB 39 34 259.7 19 8 2 274 87 102 12 .000 9.5 3.0 0.4 3.5 0% .292 .000 1.39 3.86 3.54
1928 PIT MLB 48 37 330.7 25 14 3 311 77 97 11 .000 8.5 2.1 0.3 2.6 0% .254 .000 1.17 3.41 2.99
1929 PIT MLB 33 29 232.7 17 7 2 245 70 62 11 .000 9.5 2.7 0.4 2.4 0% .273 .000 1.35 4.35 3.13
1930 BSN MLB 11 9 49.0 3 5 0 72 22 15 4 .000 13.2 4.0 0.7 2.8 0% .349 .000 1.92 5.53 7.35
1930 SLN MLB 22 19 152.3 13 6 0 174 43 58 5 .000 10.3 2.5 0.3 3.4 0% .309 .000 1.42 4.14 3.01
1931 SLN MLB 29 28 212.3 17 9 0 240 59 67 11 .000 10.2 2.5 0.5 2.8 0% .299 .000 1.41 3.99 3.65
1932 CHN MLB 30 18 141.3 6 11 1 174 50 36 8 .000 11.1 3.2 0.5 2.3 0% .303 .000 1.58 4.22 4.78
1933 CHN MLB 17 7 69.7 3 6 3 71 29 12 2 .000 9.2 3.7 0.3 1.6 0% .274 .000 1.44 3.89 3.49
1933 SLN MLB 4 3 13.7 0 1 1 15 8 4 1 .000 9.9 5.3 0.7 2.6 0% .264 .000 1.68 4.91 5.27
1934 NYA MLB 10 0 18.0 1 2 1 22 14 5 0 .000 11.0 7.0 0.0 2.5 0% .338 .000 2.00 5.10 5.50
1934 PIT MLB 8 4 27.3 1 2 0 36 10 9 0 .000 11.9 3.3 0.0 3.0 0% .327 .000 1.68 3.63 7.24
1934 SLN MLB 4 0 7.7 2 1 0 5 2 1 1 .000 5.9 2.3 1.2 1.2 0% .154 .000 0.91 5.30 3.52

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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  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (Pi) Day, 2013!Larry Granillo2013-03-14
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Curious Case of Freddie LindstromJay Jaffe2013-03-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Zeroes and OnesGeoff Young2013-01-15
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day, 2012!Larry Granillo2012-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: The Ramos and Rhem KidnappingsSteven Goldman2011-11-11
The BP Wayback Machine: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2011-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: Baseball on the OnesKen Funck2011-03-22
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day!Larry Granillo2011-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Ex-Pitching Coach ManagersBen Lindbergh2010-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2008-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Having a BallJay Jaffe2008-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: TandemoniumJay Jaffe2008-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Ask, and You Shall Be AnsweredJim Baker2006-10-31
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Baseball Prospectus Infinity Edition #5Steven Goldman2005-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2004: Analyzing the PitchersJay Jaffe2004-01-14
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IIISteven Goldman2003-08-27
Transaction Analysis: March 31-April 3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-05


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-11-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who would be on your top 10 pitchers to see list: I'd put vintage Maddux, Halladay, Pedro, Clemens, and 87 Mike Scott, Gooden, Blyleven, Rivera, Henke, and Johan for people from my lifetime. I
(JT from Exhibition Stadium)
Having seen all of those guys, I'd focus on a lot on the ones that I didn't get to see. If I've included Ryan on that top 10, I'll add Sandy Koufax, Walter Johnson, Lefty Grove, Juan Marichal, Bob Gibson, Grover Alexander, Old Hoss Radbourn (just to see what the game was like then), Burleigh Grimes (need a spitballer), and because he's meant so much to me in the JAWS process, Blyleven. (Jay Jaffe)


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