Ellis Burks

Ellis Burks

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
While with the Rockies, Burks was part of the Blake Street Bombers that included Andrés Galarraga, Bichette, Larry Walker and Vinny Castilla.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1987—2004

nickname

Born

September 11, 1964, in Vicksburg, MS

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-2 / 175

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Ellis Burks
Average HOF CF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
60
Fielding
60
Throwing
60
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Replaced
UNIFORM NUMBER
#26
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-30-1987
FINAL GAME
10-2-2004
CAREER AGE
22-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

49.8

career value

WAR7

31.9

long peak

WAR5C

19.7

prime

WAR3

18.2

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

266.3

career value

WIN shares 7

151.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

86.5

prime

Win SHares 3

74.5

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#36

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1987—2004

All-Time

#248

POsition Players
#77
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#29
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#33
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.291
Batting Average
.363
On-Base Percentage
.510
Slugging Percentage
29
home runs per season
15
Stolen Bases per season