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Leo BurkeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1965 MLB Years: 1958-1965
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PositionsOF-45, 2B-17, 3B-16, 1B-6, C-3, SS-1Position when DraftedOF-2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeo Patrick Burke
Height5-10Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 6,1934 [84.047]PlaceHagerstown,Maryland
High SchoolNorth Hagerstown (Hagerstown,MD)
CollegeVirginia Tech (Blacksburg,VA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the Baltimore Orioles.
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1958 [24.124]
OrganizationsCHN [3] BAL [2] ANA [2] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9424Retrosheet IDburkl102MLBAM ID111724
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Washington Senators from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1960 AL expansion draft (Pick #58) ... Inducted into the Virginia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame in 1985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power70Contact34XBH56RBIs85Runs55Hitting58Durability15Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17of24711451014001200000.455.500.8181.3189212.500.363.455.5678.3316.672.008.3311.0040.00
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal233b-2b25510020001000510001.200.273.200.4732011.400.000.000.2310.0045.450.000.000.000.00
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana222765000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana16of281964817104140051110011.266.329.469.79830570.265.203.281.3497.1415.712.205.7116.0029.41
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln18of29304961021150041200001.204.264.347.61117453.250.143.224.2757.5522.643.001.8949.0040.00
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn152b2927494900270141300111.184.241.306.54715254.200.122.184.2397.4124.073.253.7024.5022.22
1963Totals for NL-NL         57981019213120182500112.194.252.327.579326107.225.133.204.2577.4823.363.132.8032.6731.58
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn15of30591031127311140073110012.262.315.340.655355111.366.078.146.2936.3127.934.430.90103.0018.52
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn15c311210020000000400001.200.200.200.4002010.333.000.000.1790.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter16530133727294501217930137.239.294.365.65911018326.294.126.193.0006.4424.233.762.7633.4425.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9816215383132101114810124.235.286.321.607527175.313.086.148.0006.2927.434.361.7154.0018.42
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2569817104140051210011.246.307.435.74230575.245.189.261.0006.6716.002.405.3317.2529.41
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter304961021150041200001.204.264.347.61117453.250.143.224.0007.5522.643.001.8949.0040.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1221471015001710001.333.391.524.91511223.462.191.238.0004.3530.437.004.3521.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229632717294401217830137.239.294.365.65910818320.294.126.193.0006.4424.233.762.7633.4425.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24OF3--2---221.0000.67------742.92.0
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal243B1----1-1---------714.30.7
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal253B2---1--111.0000.50------540.01.3
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal252B2--43--771.0003.50------540.01.3
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana28OF12--23-1-2423.9581.92------1963.27.4
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana283B4--47311411.7862.75------1921.12.5
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana28SS1---1-1111.0001.00------195.30.6
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF11--13---13131.0001.18------3036.76.8
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn292B10--2227465349.9254.90------2737.06.2
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln293B5--662-1412.8572.40------3016.73.1
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291B4--312113433.9718.25------2714.82.5
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF18--251-126261.0001.44------5930.511.1
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn302B5--542-119.8181.80------598.53.1
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn303B4--25--771.0001.75------596.82.5
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B2--131-114141.0007.00------593.41.2
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30C1--1---111.0001.00------591.70.6
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31C2--2---221.0001.00------1216.71.2
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF1---------------128.30.6
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF45--631116564.9851.42------450.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B17--3134667165.9153.82------170.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B16--1219613731.8381.94------160.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B6--443124847.9797.83------60.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C3--3---331.0001.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---1-1111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24-----1---3-
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25---2-2-----
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana28----14---12-
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-----5---11-
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29--410-------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30-125-4---18-
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31-2-------1-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-06-24TradeTraded by Cardinals to Cubs for Barney Schultz. 
1963-03-25Purchased by Cardinals from Angels. 
1961-01-04Purchased by Angels from Senators. 
1960-12-14Selected by Senators from Orioles in expansion draft. 
1957-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.