Smoky Burgess

Position
Catcher
Years
1949-1967
Hall Rating
69
Next Ballot
Smoky Burgess is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021.
Peak
43%
Longevity
57%

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Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
33.3 14.2 39.5 19.0
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
102 -16 -5 12 52
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1949 CHC -0.1 0.2
1951 CHC -0.8 0.2
1952 PHI 1.7 3.4
1953 PHI 0.5 1.8
1954 PHI 2.4 3.9
1955 2 teams 1.3 3.2
1955 PHI -0.1 0.0
1955 CIN 1.4 3.2
1956 CIN 0.9 1.9
1957 CIN 1.0 1.8
1958 CIN 0.1 1.1
1959 PIT 1.3 2.9
1960 PIT 1.8 3.3
1961 PIT 1.8 3.2
1962 PIT 1.6 3.1
1963 PIT 0.9 2.1
1964 2 teams -0.7 0.1
1964 PIT -0.8 0.0
1964 CHW 0.1 0.1
1965 CHW 0.5 0.8
1966 CHW 0.4 0.7
1967 CHW -0.5 -0.3
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1973
0.3%
1974
0.5%
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