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Lew Burdette Lew Burdette
Full name: Selva Lewis Burdette
Born: November 22, 1926, Nitro, West Virginia
First Game: September 26, 1950; Final Game: July 16, 1967
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 180
World Series MVP (1957)
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Top Performances 
Pitcher Matchups   Batter Matchups
Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1950 NY  A                 2     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0        0   0   0               0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1950 NY  A
1951 BOS N                 3     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0        0   0   0               0    0   0  .000  .000  .000   0.0 1951 BOS N
1952 BOS N                45    35    1    4   0   0   0    0    3        8   1   6               2    0   0  .114  .205  .114   0.0 1952 BOS N
1953 MIL N                46    53    4    9   0   0   0    1    0       13   0   5               0    0   0  .170  .170  .170   0.0 1953 MIL N
1954 MIL N                39    79    3    7   1   0   0    4    1       14   2   5   2           0    0   0  .089  .119  .101   0.0 1954 MIL N
1955 MIL N                45    86   10   20   5   0   0    7    3   0   20   0   3   0           0    0   0  .233  .258  .291   0.0 1955 MIL N
1956 MIL N                45    86    9   16   1   0   0    8    2   0   16   1  11   2           1    0   0  .186  .209  .198   0.0 1956 MIL N
1957 MIL N                41    88   11   13   2   0   2    9    3   0   22   1   4   1           4    0   0  .148  .183  .239   0.0 1957 MIL N
1958 MIL N                47    99   11   24   1   1   3   15    3   0   24   1   5   0           4    0   0  .242  .272  .364   0.0 1958 MIL N
1959 MIL N                52   104   14   21   7   1   0    8    3   0   36   1   5   0           0    0   0  .202  .231  .288   0.0 1959 MIL N
1960 MIL N Daily Splits   46    91   11   16   3   0   2    4    7   0   22   1   2   1   0   0i  2    0   0  .176  .240  .275   0.0 1960 MIL N
1961 MIL N Daily Splits   42   103   10   21   5   0   3   11    2   0   39   0   3   0   0   4   0    0   0  .204  .219  .340   0.0 1961 MIL N
1962 MIL N Daily Splits   39    51    6    9   0   0   0    1    1   0   17   1   2   0   0   0i  1    0   0  .176  .208  .176   0.0 1962 MIL N
1963 MIL N Daily Splits   17    26    2    1   0   1   0    1    1   0   11   2   4   0   0   4   0    0   0  .038  .138  .115   0.0 1963 MIL N
1963 STL N Daily Splits   21    31    0    3   1   0   0    1    0   0    6   0   3   0   0   0   0    1   0  .097  .097  .129   0.0 1963 STL N
1963 TOT N                38    57    2    4   1   1   0    2    1   0   17   2   7   0   0   4   0    1   0  .070  .117  .123   0.0 1963 TOT N
1964 STL N Daily Splits    8     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000   0.0 1964 STL N
1964 CHI N Daily Splits   28    43    6   12   0   1   2    4    3   0   12   1   3   0   0   0i  0    0   0  .279  .340  .465   0.0 1964 CHI N
1964 TOT N                36    44    6   12   0   1   2    4    3   0   12   1   3   0   0   0i  0    0   0  .273  .333  .455   0.0 1964 TOT N
1965 CHI N Daily Splits    8     6    0    2   1   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .333  .333  .500   0.0 1965 CHI N
1965 PHI N Daily Splits   19    20    3    6   0   0   0    0    0   0    7   0   2   0   0   0   0    0   0  .300  .300  .300   0.0 1965 PHI N
1965 TOT N                27    26    3    8   1   0   0    0    0   0    8   0   2   0   0   0   0    1   0  .308  .308  .346   0.0 1965 TOT N
1966 CAL A Daily Splits   54     8    0    1   0   0   0    1    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .125  .125  .125   0.0 1966 CAL A
1967 CAL A                19     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1967 CAL A
Total NL                 591  1003  101  184  27   4  12   74   32   0i 268  12  63   6i  0i  8i 14    2   0  .183  .217  .254   0.0 Total NL        
Total AL                  75     8    0    1   0   0   0    1    0   0i   3   0   0   0i  0i  0i  0    0   0  .125  .125  .125   0.0 Total AL        
Total            Splits  666  1011  101  185  27   4  12   75   32   0i 271  12  63   6i  0i  8i 14    2   0  .183  .216  .253   0.0 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1957 MIL N Daily Splits    3     8    0    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    2   0   2   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .111  .000 1957 MIL N
1958 MIL N Daily Splits    3     9    1    1   0   0   1    3    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .111  .111  .444 1958 MIL N
Total            Splits    6    17    1    1   0   0   1    3    1   0    5   0   2   0   0   0   0    0   0  .059  .111  .235 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1957 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1957 NL   
1959 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1959 NL   
Total            Splits    2     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1950 NY  A                 2   0   0   0   0   0    1.1    3     6   0    1    1    0        0   0       0   0   0                   0   0   6.75   0.0 1950 NY  A
1951 BOS N                 3   0   0   0   0   0    4.1    6    23   0    4    3    5        1   1       1   1   0                   0   0   6.23  -0.1 1951 BOS N
1952 BOS N                45   9   5   0  22   7  137    138   579   8   58   55   47       47   9       2   2   2                   6  11   3.61   0.2 1952 BOS N
1953 MIL N                46  13   6   1  24   8  175    177   741   7   73   63   56       58  10       1   5   0                  15   5   3.24   1.5 1953 MIL N
1954 MIL N                38  32  13   4   3   0  238    224   974  17   87   73   62       79   8   7   1   4   0                  15  14   2.76   2.5 1954 MIL N
1955 MIL N                42  33  11   2   4   0  230    253  1001  25  114  103   73   9   70  12   5   3   6   1                  13   8   4.03  -0.2 1955 MIL N
1956 MIL N                39  35  16   6   2   1  256.1  234  1035  22   92   77   52   7  110   6   4   2   3   0                  19  10   2.70   2.6 1956 MIL N
1957 MIL N                37  33  14   1   3   0  256.2  260  1067  25  117  106   59   8   78  11  11   2   2   0                  17   9   3.72  -0.3 1957 MIL N
1958 MIL N                40  36  19   3   2   0  275.1  279  1122  18  102   89   50   7  113   7   5   1   5   0                  20  10   2.91   2.9 1958 MIL N
1959 MIL N                41  39  20   4   2   1  289.2  312  1193  38  144  131   38   3  105   4   9   2   1   0                  21  15   4.07  -1.2 1959 MIL N
1960 MIL N Daily Splits   45  32  18   4   9   4  275.2  277  1117  19  116  103   35   7   83  12   1   2   5   0  41i 10i 30i 20i 19  13   3.36   1.1 1960 MIL N
1961 MIL N Daily Splits   40  36  14   3   4   0  272.1  295  1126  31  131  121   33   3   92   5   3   1   3   1  46  12  22  16  18  11   4.00  -0.2 1961 MIL N
1962 MIL N Daily Splits   37  19   6   1  11   2  143.2  172   611  26   85   78   23   6   59   5   3   1   2   1  23i  5i 11i  4i 10   9   4.89  -1.9 1962 MIL N
1963 MIL N Daily Splits   15  13   4   1   2   0   84     71   342  15   40   34   24   4   28   4   1   0   1   0  12   4   7   8   6   5   3.64  -0.7 1963 MIL N
1963 STL N Daily Splits   21  14   3   0   3   2   98    106   416   6   50   41   16   2   45   5   7   0   7   0  19   1  11   5   3   8   3.77  -0.6 1963 STL N
1963 TOT N                36  27   7   1   5   2  182    177   758  21   90   75   40   6   73   9   8   0   8   0  31   5  18  13   9  13   3.71  -1.3 1963 TOT N
1964 STL N Daily Splits    8   0   0   0   2   0   10     10    43   1    3    2    3   0    3   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   1.80   0.2 1964 STL N
1964 CHI N Daily Splits   28  17   8   2   3   0  131    152   549  15   74   71   19   2   40   6   3   0   1   0  27i  5  13i  4i  9   9   4.88  -1.1 1964 CHI N
1964 TOT N                36  17   8   2   5   0  141    162   592  16   77   73   22   2   43   6   4   1   1   0  27i  5  13i  5i 10   9   4.66  -0.9 1964 TOT N
1965 CHI N Daily Splits    7   3   0   0   0   0   20.1   26    93   3   17   12    4   1    5   1   0   0   1   0   6   0   3   4   0   2   5.31  -0.3 1965 CHI N
1965 PHI N Daily Splits   19   9   1   1   2   0   70.2   95   319   5   50   43   17   2   23   6   2   1   5   0  16   2  10   5   3   3   5.48  -1.1 1965 PHI N
1965 TOT N                26  12   1   1   2   0   91    121   412   8   67   55   21   3   28   7   2   1   6   0  22   2  13   9   3   5   5.44  -1.4 1965 TOT N
1966 CAL A Daily Splits   54   0   0   0  22   5   79.2   80   317   4   32   30   12   2   27   4   1   2   1   2  11   2  14   6   7   2   3.39   0.0 1966 CAL A
1967 CAL A Daily Splits   19   0   0   0   8   1   18.1   16    71   4   10   10    0   0    8   1   0   0   1   0   2   0   1   1   1   0   4.91  -0.2 1967 CAL A
Total NL                 551 373 158  33  98  25 2968   3087 12351 281 1357 1205  616  61i1039 112  62i 21  54   5 190i 39i107i 67i195 142   3.65   3.3 Total NL        
Total AL                  75   0   0   0  30   6   99.1   99   394   8   43   41   12   2i  35   5   1i  2   2   2  13i  2i 15i  7i  8   2   3.71  -0.2 Total AL        
Total            Splits  626 373 158  33 128  31 3067.1 3186 12745 289 1400 1246  628  63i1074 117  63i 23  56   7 203i 41i122i 74i203 144   3.66   3.1 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
i - incomplete
World Series Pitching RecordWorld Series Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1957 MIL N Daily Splits    3   3   3   2   0   0   27     21   104   1    2    2    4   1   13   1   0   0   0   0   2   0   2   2   3   0   0.67 1957 MIL N
1958 MIL N Daily Splits    3   3   1   0   0   0   22.1   22    93   5   17   14    4   3   12   2   1   0   0   0   3   0   3   3   1   2   5.64 1958 MIL N
Total            Splits    6   6   4   2   0   0   49.1   43   197   6   19   16    8   4   25   3   1   0   0   0   5   0   5   5   4   2   2.92 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
All-Star Game Pitching RecordAll-Star Game Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1957 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    4      2    15   0    0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1957 NL   
1959 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    3      4    14   1    1    1    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   3.00 1959 NL   
Total            Splits    2   0   0   0   0   0    7      6    29   1    1    1    1   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   1.29 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1950 NY  A         P    2                       0    1    0    1                         1.000
1951 BOS N         P    3                       0    1    0    0                         1.000
1952 BOS N         P   45                       9   29    1    3                          .974
1953 MIL N         P   46                      11   37    1    6                          .980
1954 MIL N         P   38                      17   49    4    4                          .943
1955 MIL N         P   42                      18   47    2    6                          .970
1956 MIL N         P   39                      19   48    1    4                          .985
1957 MIL N         P   37                      22   53    4    3                          .949
1958 MIL N         P   40                      27   53    1    4                          .988
1959 MIL N         P   41                      21   47    1    6                          .986
1960 MIL N Daily   P   45   32   18   275.2    31   68    2    6   0    0i   3    6    0i .980
1961 MIL N Daily   P   40   36   14   272.1    27   60    1    2   0    3    7    9    0  .989
1962 MIL N Daily   P   37   19    6   143.2     8   33    2    1   0    1i   5    1    0i .953
1963 MIL N Daily   P   15   13    4    84.1     7   15    3    2   0    0    4    2    0  .880
1963 STL N Daily   P   21   14    3    98.1     4   12    2    1   0    1    0    6    0  .889
1963 TOT N         P   36   27    7   182.2    11   27    5    3   0    1    4    8    0  .884
1964 STL N Daily   P    8    0    0    10       0    2    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1964 CHI N Daily   P   28   17    8   131      10   34    0    3   0    1i   2    4    0i1.000
1964 TOT N         P   36   17    8   141      10   36    0    3   0    1i   2    4    0i1.000
1965 CHI N Daily   P    7    3    0    20.1     2    3    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1965 PHI N Daily   P   19    9    1    70.2     4   14    0    3   0    0    0    3    0 1.000
1965 TOT N         P   26   12    1    91       6   17    0    3   0    0    0    3    0 1.000
1966 CAL A Daily   P   54    0    0    79.2     8   11    2    0   0    0    1    3    0  .905
1967 CAL A Daily   P   19    0    0    18.1     0    5    0    0   0    0    1    0    0 1.000
Total              P  626  143i  54i 1204.1i  245  622   27   55   0i   6i  23i  34i   0i .970
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
i - incomplete
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1957 MIL N Daily   P    3    3    3    27       0    9    0    0   0    0    2    0    0 1.000
1958 MIL N Daily   P    3    3    1    22.1     2    2    0    0   0    0    0    1    0 1.000
Total              P    6    6    4    49.1     2   11    0    0   0    0    2    1    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1957 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1959 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Total              P    2    0    0     7       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by New York Yankees (April 6, 1947).

Traded by New York Yankees with $50000 to Boston Braves in exchange for Johnny Sain
(August 29, 1951).

Traded by Milwaukee Braves to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Gene Oliver and
Bob Sadowski (June 15, 1963).

Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to Chicago Cubs in exchange for Glen Hobbie (June 2,
1964).

Sold by Chicago Cubs to Philadelphia Phillies (May 30, 1965).

Released by Philadelphia Phillies (October 13, 1965).

Signed by California Angels (November 29, 1965).

Released by California Angels (September 23, 1967).


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