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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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
0.8
1
1944
1944
0.7
1
1943
1943
0.5
1
1945
1945
0.5
2
1943
1945
0.5
Center Field Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
0.9
1
1943
1943
0.8
1
1942
1942
0.7
1
1945
1945
0.7
1
1942
1942
0.6

Right Field Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
1.5
2
1942
1945
0.8
1
1945
1945
0.2
1
1945
1945
0.1
1
1942
1942
0.0
Shortstop Yrs First Last
2
1942
1945
2.6
1
1935
1935
0.6
1
1942
1942
0.5
1
1942
1942
0.4
1
1945
1945
0.1
Second Base Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
0.7
2
1942
1945
0.4
1
1944
1944
0.2
1
1944
1944
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.0
Third Base Yrs First Last
2
1943
1945
0.7
2
1935
1945
0.5
2
1942
1944
0.2
2
1935
1942
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.1
First Base Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
2.7
1
1942
1942
0.5
2
1944
1945
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.2
1
1935
1935
0.1
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
2
1935
1942
1.1
1
1942
1942
0.8
1
1945
1945
0.4
1
1935
1935
0.3
1
1942
1942
0.2
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
4.4
1
1943
1943
4.1
1
1942
1942
2.7
1
1945
1945
1.9
2
1942
1945
1.8
1
1942
1942
1.2
1
1945
1945
0.9
1
1943
1943
0.7
1
1944
1944
0.6
1
1942
1942
0.5
1
1943
1943
0.3
1
1942
1942
0.3
1
1942
1942
0.3
1
1944
1944
0.2
1
1935
1935
0.2
1
1945
1945
0.2
2
1935
1942
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.1
1
1942
1942
-0.1
1
1942
1942
-0.3
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1945
1945
2.5
1
1935
1935
0.8
1
1942
1942
0.4
1
1944
1944
0.4
1
1943
1943
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.1
1
1944
1944
0.1
1
1942
1942
0.1
1
1935
1935
0.1
1
1942
1942
0.0
1
1942
1942
0.0
1
1945
1945
-0.0
1
1943
1943
-0.0
1
1935
1935
-0.1
1
1942
1942
-0.1
1
1942
1942
-0.1
1
1945
1945
-0.1
1
1935
1935
-0.2
1
1945
1945
-0.2

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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