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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Notes:




Teams
Team Lg Pos
NN2
29
RP
6
16
30
1
.348
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
NN2
29
SP
5
30
32
0
.484
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
NAL
28
SP
2
48
36
1
.571
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
NN2
27
RP
6
25
41
3
.379
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD), Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
NN2
26
RF
5
14
28
2
.333
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
NN2
26
SP
3
36
33
3
.522
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NAL
26
RP
6
7
36
0
.163
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
19
SP
8
18
43
1
.295
Ollemar Stadium (Irvington, NJ)
5
7
RP
194
279
11
.410
0
0
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Newark Dodgers
RP
18
43
1
.295
0
0
1
Chicago American Giants
-
7
36
0
.163
0
0
1
Newark Eagles
-
36
33
3
.522
0
0
2
New York Black Yankees
RF
30
58
3
.341
0
0
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
LF
25
41
3
.379
0
0
1
Indianapolis Clowns
-
48
36
1
.571
0
0
1
New York Cubans
-
30
32
0
.484
0
0

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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