Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Strong-armed shortstop for BoSox known as The Rooster.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1974—1987

nickname

Rooster

Born

April 29, 1951, in Lynwood, CA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 165
Average HOF SS
Hitting
50
Power
40
Running
50
Fielding
70
Throwing
70
*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
double Play Partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5-4-1974
FINAL GAME
7-8-1987
CAREER AGE
23-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

22.8

career value

WAR7

21.2

long peak

WAR5C

16.7

prime

WAR3

11.9

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

152.1

career value

WIN shares 7

126.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

60.2

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#99

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#9

1974—1987

All-Time

#730

POsition Players
#56
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#114
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.273
Batting Average
.328
On-Base Percentage
.361
Slugging Percentage
6
home runs per season
9
Stolen Bases per season