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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John David Burkett
Stat Years
1983-2003  [mlb] 1987-2003
Height/Weight
6-3 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (610)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Beaver Area (Beaver,PA)
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Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #6 (#148 overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1987-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.291)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [12] TEX [4] MIA [2] ATL [2] BOS [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 918 ... retro id: burkj001 ... mlbam id: 111734
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Great Falls GiantsPioRksfn-181---266.261390014050.1734435130388022.0513.050.185.366.797.871.27.250
    1983Minor Totals: SFNbyYearRk----181---266.291390014050.3734435130388022.0613.110.185.396.837.901.27.250
    1984Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-192---764.33202020000126.21288161538839061.319.090.362.705.905.762.18.538
    1984Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA----191---764.35202020000126.71288161538839061.329.130.362.715.925.782.18.538
    1985Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-203---742.87202011000109.2984335346726061.318.040.253.785.913.531.57.636
    1985Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+----201---742.88202011000109.7984335346726061.328.080.253.795.933.541.57.636
    1986Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-214---035.47440000024.234191528143021.7012.410.732.925.116.931.75.000
    1986Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-214---1062.66222142010128.2994638742733041.106.920.492.945.113.221.74.625
    1986Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+/AA----212---1093.12262542010153.31336553950876061.207.820.532.945.113.821.74.526
    1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-225---1483.34272761000177.2181756611531263071.329.170.562.686.383.802.38.636
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn51,40225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5030001306.07432350011.6710.503.004.507.506.001.67.000
    1987Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAA----221---1483.35272761000177.7181756611531263071.329.190.562.696.403.812.38.636
    1987MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5030001306.07432350011.6710.503.004.507.506.001.67.000
    1988Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-236---512.13772100050.2331512318341021.015.860.533.206.042.661.89.833
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-236---5115.21212100000114.01417966749741051.6711.130.553.875.846.241.51.313
    1988Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAA/AAA----232---10124.28282821000164.7174947810671082071.479.540.553.675.925.151.61.455
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-247---10115.05282821000167.21971119419591052081.5310.571.023.175.645.961.78.476
    1989Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----241---10115.06282821000167.71971119419591052081.5310.601.023.185.655.971.78.476
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-258---212.74332100023.018872390000.917.040.781.173.523.133.00.667
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1473.79333220111204.0201928618611183341.288.870.792.695.214.061.93.667
    1990Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----251---212.74332100023.018872390000.917.040.781.173.523.133.00.667
    1990MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1473.79333220111204.0201928618611183341.288.870.792.695.214.061.93.667
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12114.18363431020206.222310396196013150101.379.710.832.615.704.492.18.522
    1991MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12114.19363431020206.722310396196013150101.379.730.832.625.724.502.18.522
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn332710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.84323231000189.2194968113451070041.269.210.622.145.084.562.38.591
    1992MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.85323231000189.7194968113451070041.269.230.622.145.094.572.38.591
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn332811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2273.65343421000231.222410094184014512111.148.700.701.555.633.883.63.759
    1993MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2273.66343421000231.722410094184014512111.148.720.701.565.643.893.63.759
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn332912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.62252500000159.117672641436852071.339.940.792.034.804.072.36.429
    1994MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.62252500000159.317672641436852071.339.960.792.044.814.072.36.429
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia333013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14144.30303040000188.1208959022571262161.419.941.052.726.024.542.21.500
    1995MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14144.31303040000188.3208959022571262161.419.951.052.736.034.552.21.500
    1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia333114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.32242410000154.0154847415421080031.279.000.882.456.314.912.57.375
    1996Texas RangersALMLBtex333114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf524.0610101100068.2753331416470021.339.830.522.106.164.332.94.714
    1996MLB Totals: MIA-TEXbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.25343421000222.722911710519581550051.299.280.772.356.284.742.67.478
    1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3215---103.6011000005.06221230001.6010.801.803.605.403.601.501.000
    1997Texas RangersALMLBtex333215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9124.56303020000189.12401069620301391041.4311.410.951.436.615.044.63.429
    1997Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----321---103.6011000005.06221230001.6010.801.803.605.403.601.501.000
    1997MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9124.57303020000189.32401069620301391041.4311.420.951.436.625.044.63.429
    1998Texas RangersALMLBtex333316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9135.68323200000195.023013112319461313081.4210.620.882.126.056.052.85.409
    1998MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9135.68323200000195.023013112319461313081.4210.620.882.126.056.052.85.409
    1999Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-3417---012.7022000006.27520332001.509.450.004.054.056.751.00.000
    1999Texas RangersALMLBtex333417Log - Sp - Ext - Perf985.62302500150147.118495921846964031.5611.241.102.815.865.802.09.529
    1999Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----341---012.9022000006.77520332001.6110.160.004.354.357.261.00.000
    1999MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf985.63302500150147.318495921846964031.5611.261.102.815.875.812.09.529
    2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl193518Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1064.89312200490134.1162797313511102041.5910.850.873.427.375.292.16.625
    2000MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1064.90312200490134.3162797313511102041.5910.870.873.427.385.302.16.625
    2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl193619Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12123.04343411000219.1187837417701875161.177.670.702.877.673.412.67.500
    2001MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12123.04343411000219.3187837417701875161.177.680.702.887.683.412.67.500
    2002Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3720---0111.5711000002.14330120002.1415.430.003.867.7111.572.00.000
    2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos193720Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1384.53292911000173.0199938725501242181.4410.351.302.606.454.842.48.619
    2002Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----371---0112.8611000002.34330120002.3817.140.004.298.5712.862.00.000
    2002MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1384.53292911000173.0199938725501242181.4410.351.302.606.454.842.48.619
    2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos193821Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1295.15323010120181.220210810420471073091.3710.010.992.335.305.352.28.571
    2003MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1295.17323010120181.720210810420471073091.3710.030.992.335.315.362.28.571
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1661364.3144542321682212,648.32866137412682577001766338901.359.740.872.386.004.672.52.550
    National League Totals (10 yrs)109843.9128226716461511,693.317368087351514651122207561.309.230.802.475.964.302.41.565
    American League Totals (6 yrs)57525.0216315652270955.01130566533106235644131341.4310.651.002.216.075.332.74.523
    Minor League Totals63593.98169164197150987.0101953143661352636380421.399.290.563.215.804.841.81.516
    Minor: Rk Totals266.291390014050.3734435130388022.0613.110.185.396.837.901.27.250
    Minor: A Totals764.35202020000126.71288161538839061.329.130.362.715.925.782.18.538
    Minor: A+ Totals773.36242411000134.31326250554869081.398.860.343.625.774.161.59.500
    Minor: AA Totals29162.925857124010363.73201411182111623690131.207.930.522.875.853.492.03.644
    Minor: AAA Totals18244.96545442000312.03662031722911419330131.5410.560.843.295.575.861.69.429
    San Francisco Giants Totals (6 yrs)67423.83163157103261997.3102546742484245591115371.279.250.762.215.334.222.41.615
    Texas Rangers Totals (4 yrs)32355.131029731150600.37293653426113841380171.4410.930.912.076.195.472.99.478
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)22183.75655611490353.73491621473012129771101.338.890.763.087.574.132.45.550
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)25174.85615921120354.7401201191459723151171.4110.191.142.465.875.112.38.595
    Florida Marlins Totals (2 yrs)20244.31545450000342.336217916437992342191.359.520.972.606.164.712.36.455
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn51,4022pL-S-E-P131000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3325pL-S-E-P233631300030053508000.048.118.048.1667630.079.000.1076.5846.057.000.00.000.0
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3326pL-S-E-P336550510010032609000.091.138.109.2476761.073.018.1724.4838.818.670.00.0020.0
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3327pL-S-E-P432552110020042408001.018.085.036.1216721.091.018.0325.9735.826.000.00.00100.0
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3328pL-S-E-P5347679000400531012004.118.173.118.2919390.066.000.2005.3833.336.200.00.000.0
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3329pL-S-E-P625511300000012103001.059.077.059.1365530.020.000.1001.8238.1821.000.00.000.0
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia3330pL-S-E-P731663710030022314001.106.145.121.2667381.045.015.1632.7431.5111.500.00.0014.3
    1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia3331pL-S-E-P824522920010001703000.173.173.212.38555112.038.039.2570.0030.910.000.00.0022.2
    1997Texas RangersALMLBtex3332pL-S-E-P925110000000100000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.2500.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Texas RangersALMLBtex3333pL-S-E-P1013100000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1999Texas RangersALMLBtex3334pL-S-E-P1132000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1935pL-S-E-P1230422610030031506000.143.200.167.3675171.095.024.2225.8829.415.000.00.0016.7
    2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1936pL-S-E-P1332652600010032907005.092.132.092.2247560.046.000.1674.0038.679.670.00.000.0
    2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1937pL-S-E-P1423000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1938pL-S-E-P1511000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)28954022506001800262261620012.093.136.104.240629566.059.011.1594.1335.938.690.00.0012.0
    National League Totals (10 yrs)28052620496001800262221600012.093.137.105.242613556.061.012.1614.2436.228.540.00.0012.2
    American League Totals (5 yrs)914210000000402000.071.071.071.1421610.000.000.1000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (6 yrs)1633011121200100018138040006.070.122.076.198359232.066.006.1295.0138.447.670.00.009.5
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)62107412100400644013005.112.159.121.280126131.065.009.1904.7634.927.330.00.008.3
    Florida Marlins Totals (2 yrs)5511851630040024017001.136.157.161.318128193.042.025.2051.5631.2520.000.00.0018.8
    Texas Rangers Totals (3 yrs)610210000000300000.100.100.100.2001010.000.000.1430.0030.000.000.00.000.0
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)34000000000102000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1983Great Falls GiantsPioRk18P1300.047101211.9170.800.0018.6100.07
    1984Clinton GiantsMidwA19P2000.01419123433.9711.700.0014.4100.09
    1985Fresno GiantsCalifA+20P2000.058201513.8670.700.0013.7100.010
    1986Fresno GiantsCalifA+21P400.065101211.9172.800.002.8100.013
    1986Shreveport CaptainsTexAA21P2200.01215112827.9641.200.0016.2100.07
    1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAA22P2700.01929114948.9801.800.0020.0100.06
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22P306.00101111.0000.300.171.9100.020
    1988Shreveport CaptainsTexAA23P700.0650111111.0001.600.005.1100.013
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA23P2100.0714202321.9131.000.0014.7100.09
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA24P2800.01129304340.9301.400.0019.6100.05
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA25P300.0431187.8752.300.002.2100.021
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25P330204.01125143736.9731.100.1820.4100.04
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26P360206.21325123938.9741.100.1822.2100.06
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB27P320189.21118103029.9670.900.1519.8100.06
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28P340231.221360257571.0001.700.2521.0100.08
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29P250159.114230137371.0001.500.2321.7100.08
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLB30P300188.118260044441.0001.500.2321.096.86
    1996Florida MarlinsNLMLB31P240154.01221113433.9711.400.2114.8100.011
    1996Texas RangersALMLB31P10068.2740011111.0001.100.166.2100.014
    1997Texas RangersALMLB32P300189.11228114140.9761.300.2118.5100.09
    1998Texas RangersALMLB33P320195.01118103029.9670.900.1519.8100.09
    1999Texas RangersALMLB34P300147.17180225251.0000.800.1718.5100.010
    2000Atlanta BravesNLMLB35P310134.11015112625.9620.800.1919.1100.08
    2001Atlanta BravesNLMLB36P340219.115260141411.0001.200.1921.0100.09
    2002Boston Red SoxALMLB37P290173.0811102019.9500.700.1117.9100.08
    2003Boston Red SoxALMLB38P3230181.2719142726.9630.800.1419.8100.08
    MLB Totals - (P)445302,645177314920500491.9821.100.190.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)52002246617468.9191.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)56003749238886.9771.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)24001113302724.8891.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)20001419123433.9711.700.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)130047101211.9170.800.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1983Minor13----------
    1984Minor20----------
    1985Minor20----------
    1986Minor26----------
    1987MLB3----------
    1987Minor27----------
    1988Minor28----------
    1989Minor28----------
    1990MLB33----------
    1990Minor3----------
    1991MLB36----------
    1992MLB32----------
    1993MLB34----------
    1994MLB25----------
    1995MLB30----------
    1996MLB34----------
    1997MLB30----------
    1998MLB32----------
    1999MLB30----------
    2000MLB31----------
    2001MLB34----------
    2002MLB29----------
    2003MLB32----------
    Totals610----------