Sid Burston
Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired
Sid Burston
Birthdate:
Sept. 10, 1939 (47 y, 11 m, 11 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'3"/256
Entry:
1958 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 12, Team: Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Well Known
Local Well Known
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
STG - SBC
1975 35 8 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.1429 0.129 -46 -0.09
STG - SBC
1974 34 27 28 25 10 1 0 1 5 5 3 1 0 0 0.400 0.464 1.024 0.3913 0.443 185 0.36
STG - SBC
1973 33 78 140 122 35 7 0 5 21 14 14 18 0 0 0.287 0.355 0.822 0.2970 0.358 124 1.06
STG - SBC
1972 32 123 492 438 130 19 2 20 63 60 31 57 0 0 0.297 0.355 0.842 0.3014 0.374 138 4.86
WES - SBC
1971 31 126 535 491 141 20 0 26 74 60 34 73 0 0 0.287 0.335 0.822 0.2897 0.357 124 3.96
WES - SBC
1970 30 126 537 491 132 16 0 21 83 64 31 78 0 0 0.269 0.322 0.752 0.2796 0.335 106 3.20
MAN - SBC
1969 29 126 537 486 136 22 1 21 80 58 35 62 0 0 0.280 0.337 0.796 0.2826 0.348 115 3.63
MAN - SBC
1968 28 119 509 463 152 27 1 15 76 58 31 60 0 0 0.328 0.371 0.859 0.3451 0.373 133 4.33
MAN - SBC
1967 27 125 552 499 157 37 0 28 97 78 35 58 0 0 0.315 0.368 0.925 0.3071 0.399 147 6.08
MAN - SBC
1966 26 126 548 496 171 37 0 24 108 79 37 50 0 1 0.345 0.394 0.959 0.3427 0.414 159 6.69
MAN - SBC
1965 25 120 522 474 149 24 1 20 99 73 39 52 0 0 0.314 0.363 0.859 0.3154 0.379 133 5.13
MAN - SBC
1964 24 126 556 512 161 22 1 25 110 69 36 89 0 0 0.315 0.365 0.873 0.3400 0.381 137 5.39
MAN - SBC
1963 23 126 541 493 165 28 3 24 114 84 33 65 0 0 0.335 0.381 0.931 0.3431 0.400 145 5.79
MAN - SBC
1962 22 126 530 483 145 28 1 10 74 50 33 73 0 0 0.300 0.349 0.773 0.3325 0.339 106 3.27
MAN - SBC
1961 21 110 416 375 127 30 2 8 54 33 23 63 0 0 0.339 0.390 0.883 0.3864 0.394 144 4.65
MAN - SBC
1960 20 101 381 358 90 14 0 7 30 32 15 76 0 0 0.251 0.289 0.638 0.2986 0.286 71 0.88
Total - SBC
SBC
1693 6831 6213 1902 332 12 255 1088 817 430 875 0 1 0.306 0.357 0.843 0.3195 0.369 129 59.19

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1975 35 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -156 -0.02
Dee Why - RES
DY - RES
1959 19 90 384 363 111 22 0 15 66 44 12 98 0 0 0.306 0.336 0.826 0.3794 0.358 96 1.69
NAR - YL
1958 18 90 345 304 83 8 0 4 52 30 29 101 0 0 0.273 0.345 0.684 0.3873 0.323 79 0.59
None - None
None - None
1958 18 21 108 94 47 12 1 5 34 47 9 6 4 2 0.500 0.546 1.355 0.4941 0.580 269 2.34
Total - ??
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21 108 94 47 12 1 5 34 47 9 6 4 2 0.500 0.546 1.355 0.4941 0.580 269 2.34
Total - AAA
AAA
91 385 364 111 22 0 15 66 44 12 98 0 0 0.305 0.335 0.824 0.3780 0.357 96 1.67
Total - AA
AA
90 345 304 83 8 0 4 52 30 29 101 0 0 0.273 0.345 0.684 0.3873 0.323 79 0.59

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
STG - SBC
1975 C 6 13.2 16 1 1 0.944 11.195 1.022 -0.09
STG - SBC
1974 C 9 13.0 13 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 -0.06
STG - SBC
1973 C 48 230.2 153 17 1 0.994 6.633 0.936 0.31
STG - SBC
1972 C 123 1051.0 730 61 9 0.989 6.774 1.054 0.84
WES - SBC
1971 C 125 1098.1 707 45 12 0.984 6.162 0.897 -2.63
WES - SBC
1970 C 126 1120.2 735 63 4 0.995 6.409 0.945 -0.41
MAN - SBC
1969 C 126 1110.2 845 60 9 0.990 7.333 0.929 0.09
MAN - SBC
1968 C 118 1058.0 792 48 6 0.993 7.146 1.028 -1.97
MAN - SBC
1967 C 125 1129.0 808 70 9 0.990 6.999 1.027 1.28
MAN - SBC
1966 C 125 1122.0 828 66 9 0.990 7.171 0.984 1.43
MAN - SBC
1965 C 120 1070.2 843 77 9 0.990 7.734 1.030 3.19
MAN - SBC
1964 C 126 1138.2 895 64 8 0.992 7.580 0.996 0.73
MAN - SBC
1963 C 125 1101.1 774 65 8 0.991 6.856 1.058 2.64
MAN - SBC
1962 C 126 1101.1 804 76 3 0.997 7.191 1.075 3.29
MAN - SBC
1961 C 106 873.0 683 69 1 0.999 7.753 1.012 2.73
MAN - SBC
1961 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MAN - SBC
1960 C 96 814.1 630 42 2 0.997 7.427 1.134 1.69
Total C 1630 14046.1 10256 824 91 13.06
Total 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Dee Why - RES
DY - RES
1959 C 90 764.2 742 47 6 0.993 9.286 1.227 1.24
NAR - YL
1958 C 90 703.1 827 47 5 0.994 11.184 0.981 -0.93
Total C 180 1468.0 1569 94 11 0.30
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 1967 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
All-Star 1972 St. George (SBC)
1971 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1970 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1968 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1967 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1966 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1965 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1964 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1963 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1961 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Gold Glove 1963 - C Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1962 - C Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Silver Slugger 1968 - C Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1967 - C Manly-Warringah (SBC)
1964 - C Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Batter of the Month Dec 1966 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Nov 1964 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Mar 1964 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Player of the Week Feb 12, 1973 St. George (SBC)
Mar 8, 1971 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Nov 14, 1966 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Nov 7, 1966 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Dec 23, 1963 Manly-Warringah (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink12
Grey Ink115
Similar Players (C)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1962 SBC 126 1
1964 SBC 126 2
1969 SBC 126 1
1970 SBC 126 1
Year Lg PA Rank
1964 SBC 556 8
1967 SBC 552 9
Year Lg AB Rank
1964 SBC 512 9
1966 SBC 496 8
1967 SBC 499 6
Year Lg Hits Rank
1962 SBC 145 10
1963 SBC 165 5
1964 SBC 161 7
1965 SBC 149 10
1966 SBC 171 5
1967 SBC 157 2
1968 SBC 152 7
Year Lg TB Rank
1963 SBC 271 4
1964 SBC 260 4
1965 SBC 235 9
1966 SBC 280 1
1967 SBC 278 2
Year Lg 2B Rank
1961 SBC 30 6
1962 SBC 28 10
1966 SBC 37 4
1967 SBC 37 2
Year Lg HR Rank
1964 SBC 25 8
1966 SBC 24 9
1967 SBC 28 6
1971 SBC 26 10
Year Lg RBI Rank
1963 SBC 114 2
1964 SBC 110 1
1965 SBC 99 5
1966 SBC 108 1
1967 SBC 97 3
1970 SBC 83 8
Year Lg R Rank
1966 SBC 79 9
Year Lg IBB Rank
1966 SBC 8 7
1968 SBC 9 3
1971 SBC 8 8
Year Lg HBP Rank
1961 SBC 11 9
1967 SBC 11 2
1970 SBC 10 6
1972 SBC 11 4
Year Lg SF Rank
1962 SBC 6 6
1963 SBC 7 3
1965 SBC 7 3
1966 SBC 7 4
1967 SBC 7 2
1968 SBC 9 2
1971 SBC 5 6
Year Lg XBH Rank
1963 SBC 55 8
1966 SBC 61 3
1967 SBC 65 2
Year Lg Avg Rank
1961 SBC 0.339 9
1963 SBC 0.335 8
1965 SBC 0.314 10
1966 SBC 0.345 4
1967 SBC 0.315 10
1968 SBC 0.328 6
Year Lg OBP Rank
1966 SBC 0.394 9
Year Lg SLG Rank
1963 SBC 0.550 6
1966 SBC 0.565 2
1967 SBC 0.557 5
Year Lg ISO Rank
1966 SBC 0.220 10
1967 SBC 0.243 6
Year Lg OPS Rank
1963 SBC 0.931 7
1966 SBC 0.959 3
1967 SBC 0.925 6
Year Lg G Rank
1962 SBC 126 1
1963 SBC 126 4
1964 SBC 126 2
1966 SBC 126 1
1969 SBC 126 1
1970 SBC 126 1
1971 SBC 126 8
Year Lg WAR Rank
1961 SBC 4.7 9
1963 SBC 5.8 5
1964 SBC 5.4 5
1965 SBC 5.1 5
1966 SBC 6.7 3
1967 SBC 6.1 2