George Burns

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Hit lots of doubles, played first base for first Cleveland team to win World Series, in 1920.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

New York Giants

playing career

1911—1925

nickname

Born

November 24, 1889, in Utica, NY

died

August 15, 1966, in Gloversville, NY, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-7 / 160
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
40
Running
70
Fielding
60
Throwing
50
*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
Traded For
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
10-3-1911
FINAL GAME
9-4-1925
CAREER AGE
21-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1917, 1921
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

39.4

career value

WAR7

37.2

long peak

WAR5C

23.2

prime

WAR3

20.4

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

293.3

career value

WIN shares 7

196.5

long peak

Win SHares 5C

141.2

prime

Win SHares 3

99.3

short peak
Average HOF LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#42

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#4

1911—1925

All-Time

#298

POsition Players
#26
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#49
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#40
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.287
Batting Average
.366
On-Base Percentage
.384
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
33
Stolen Bases per season