Willie Burns - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Burns



William Tatum Burns


Born: January 12, 1916 in West Palm Beach, FL
Died: February 10, 1966 in West Palm Beach, FL
          (50 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 175
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BEG
NN2
27
RP
19
20
19
2
8
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
.421
.450
.474
.924
150
MULT
26
SP
8
13
13
1
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
.154
.154
.308
.462
38
ND
NN2
19
SP
11
23
21
1
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.143
.182
.190
.372
-5
CIC
NAL
28
SP
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NN2
29
SP
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
5
7
LF
41
59
56
4
13
4
0
0
3
0
1
1
1
0
.232
.259
.304
.562
51
162 Game Average
233
221
16
51
16
0
0
12
0
4
5
4
0
.232
.259
.304
.562
51
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Newark Dodgers
-
11
23
21
1
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.143
.182
.190
.372
-5
1
Chicago American Giants
-
3
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Newark Eagles
-
4
5
5
1
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
.400
.400
.800
1.200
248
2
New York Black Yankees
RF
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
LF
19
20
19
2
8
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
.421
.450
.474
.924
150
1
Indianapolis Clowns
-
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
New York Cubans
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
ND
NN2
23
.170
.352
4.3%
8.7%
0.0%
1.5%
.048
.135
MULT
13
.209
.315
0.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.154
.087
BEG
NN2
20
.443
.352
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.053
.103
CIC
NAL
2
.000
.316
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.074
NN2
1
.000
.324
0.0%
0.0%
8.4%
319.00
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.087
5
7
59
.263
.342
1.7%
8.9%
0.0%
1.1%
.071
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Newark Dodgers
23
.170
.352
4.3%
8.7%
0.0%
1.5%
.048
.135
1
Newark Eagles
5
.544
.326
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.400
.093
1
Chicago American Giants
4
.000
.301
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.077
2
New York Black Yankees
4
.000
.314
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.090
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
20
.443
.352
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.053
.103
1
Indianapolis Clowns
2
.000
.316
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.074
1
New York Cubans
1
.000
.324
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.087

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James