Jeromy Burnitz

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  • RF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/210

Jeromy Burnitz MLB Career Stats

.253 315 981 74 .826

Jeromy Burnitz Bio

  • Full Name: Jeromy Neal Burnitz
  • Born: 4/15/1969 in Westminster, CA
  • Draft: 1990, New York Mets, 1st rd. (17th overall)
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Debut: June 21, 1993
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2006
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MLB Career Stats 5710 917 1447 315 981 74 .253 .345 .826


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Jeromy Burnitz Stats

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Jeromy Burnitz Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1999 Milwaukee NL

Home Run Derby Participant

Year Team League
1999 Milwaukee NL

NL Player of the Month

Month Team League
06/1999 Milwaukee NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/30/2001 Milwaukee NL

Jeromy Burnitz Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1997 27 21st in AL
1998 38 6th in NL
1999 33 19th in NL
2000 31 18th in NL
2001 34 16th in NL
2003 31 14th in NL
2004 37 8th in NL
2005 24 25th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1998 125 5th in NL
1999 103 22nd in NL
2000 98 24th in NL
2001 100 23rd in NL
2004 110 7th in NL
2005 87 22nd in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1997 20 16th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1997 .934 11th in AL
1999 .963 11th in NL
2004 .916 14th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1997 .382 17th in AL
1999 .402 12th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1997 .553 9th in AL
1999 .561 11th in NL
2003 .487 25th in NL
2004 .559 12th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2001 104 19th in NL


Season BB Rank
1997 75 19th in AL
1998 70 23rd in NL
1999 91 9th in NL
2000 99 8th in NL
2001 80 16th in NL


Season 2B Rank
1997 37 13th in AL


Season 3B Rank
1993 6 12th in NL
1997 8 3rd in AL
2001 4 24th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1997 153 24th in AL
1998 161 3rd in NL
2000 161 4th in NL
2001 154 25th in NL
2002 154 19th in NL
2005 160 7th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1998 609 12th in NL
2000 564 25th in NL
2005 605 8th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1998 691 15th in NL
2000 686 12th in NL
2005 671 16th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1997 273 25th in AL
1998 304 16th in NL
2001 283 25th in NL
2004 302 17th in NL


Season SO Rank
1997 111 23rd in AL
1998 158 2nd in NL
1999 124 14th in NL
2000 121 14th in NL
2001 150 6th in NL
2002 135 13th in NL
2003 112 21st in NL
2004 124 20th in NL
2005 109 19th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1997 13 4th in AL
2002 7 23rd in NL
2004 6 16th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1999 16 2nd in NL
2000 14 8th in NL
2002 10 10th in NL

Jeromy Neal Burnitz Bio Info

Jeromy Neal Burnitz...Wife's name is Krissy...Three children; daughters Chloe (3/22/99) and Grace (3/12/02) and son Jake (3/18/04)...Is a 1987 graduate of Conroe (TX) High School...Attended Oklahoma State University where he played baseball...Was on the 1990 squad that advanced to the College World Series. 2006 Made each of his 79 starts with Pittsburgh in right field, his fewest amount of starts since the 1996 season (28)...Led club with three pinch-hit home runs...Was one of five players in the National League to hit at least three pinch-hit home runs (Daryle Ward and Javier Valentin hit four apiece)...Hit 15 of his 16 home runs off right-handed pitcher; lone homer off a lefty came against St. Louis' Ricardo Rincon on 4/18...Hit 300th career home run (a pinch-hit shot off Jose Capellan) on 4/4 at Milwaukee...Went deep twice in three-game span from 4/11-13...Hit safely in seven of his eight games from 4/9-16 (10-for-32, .313)...Played in 1,600th career game on 4/19 vs. St. Louis...Was hitting .262 with four home runs and 12 RBIs after his first 16 games...Went 8-for-70 (.114) in next 22 games, dropping average to season-low .183 on 5/13...Batted .264 (48-for-182) from that point on...Singled off Florida's Randy Messenger for 1,400th career hit on 5/14...Recorded lone stolen base on 5/26 vs. Houston...Hit second pinch-hit home run on 5/27 and third pinch-hit blast on 6/15...Went deep twice and had a season-high four RBIs on 7/25 at Milwaukee; his 25th career multi-homer game...Made just 10 starts in August and one in September (9/5 at C Cubs)...His final hit was a single off Chicago's Les Walrond on 8/30 at PNC Park...Hit last home run (315th career) on 8/14 off Milwaukee's David Bush. 2005 Spent entire season with Chicago (NL)...Led club in games played...Made 158 appearances (153 starts) in right field and three appearances (two starts) in center field...Made 10th career Opening Day start, going 3-for-6 on 4/4 @Arizona. ...Hit safely in each of his first six games, going 10-for-28 (.357) with three doubles, a triple, home run and three RBI...Fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle on 4/29 @Houston - his solo home run off Roger Clemens in the 7th inning gave the Cubs a one-run lead and proved to be the game-winning hit...Produced season-high seven-game hitting streak from 4/29 thru 5/6 (11-for-27, .407). ...Recorded two assists on 5/3 @Milwaukee...Homered twice on 6/10 vs. Boston...Went 13-for-24 (.542) in six-game stretch from 6/14-20, raising average from .268 to .293...Recorded lone sac bunt on 7/24 @St. Louis - the ninth of his career and first since 4/25/02...Batted .100 (6-for-60) in 15-game stretch from 7/26 thru 8/12, but .349 (22-for-63) in the last 17 games of the month of August...Connected off Joey Devine for eighth career grand slam and had five RBI on 8/23 vs. Atlanta...Hit a pair of home runs on 8/29 vs. Los Angeles - his 24th career multi-homer game...His final home run on 9/25 vs. Houston was the 299th of his career. 2004 Established career high in batting while spending entire season with Colorado...Hit .322 with 24 homers @Coors Field and .244 with 13 home runs on the road...Ranked seventh in the National League in RBI and eighth in home runs...Made 64 starts in center field, 54 in right field and 17 in left field...Led club with 10 outfield assists, tying for 10th in the league...Tied a major league record on 4/27 vs. Florida when he recorded two assists in the same inning (5th)...Tied career high with four hits on 5/16 vs. Philadelphia...Produced 13-game hitting streak from 5/27 thru 6/9, going 14-for-48 (.354) with three homers and 10 RBI. 2003 Split season between the Mets and Dodgers...Was the sixth-hardest player in the N.L. to double up, grounding into just five double plays in 504 plate appearances...Began season with New York, but was traded to Los Angeles during the All-Star break. ...Was hit by a Billy Wagner fastball and suffered a broken left hand on 4/22 vs. Houston...Was on disabled list from 4/23 to 5/23. ...Was reinstated after three-game rehab assignment with Binghamton (Mets' AA)...Connected off Russ Ortiz for seventh career grand slam on 5/23 @Atlanta...Homered twice on 6/15 vs. Anaheim and again on 7/20 vs. St. Louis...Teamed up with Robin Ventura and Adrian Beltre to hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the 4th inning on 9/21 vs. San Francisco. 2002 Was acquired by the Mets as part of an 11-player, three-team deal on 1/21...Spent full season with New York...Made all 140 defensive appearances in right field...Connected off Jose Mesa for 200th career home run on 8/30 vs. Philadelphia...Recorded 16th career multi-homer game on 9/12 @Montreal...Hit "walk-off" home run off Chicago's Juan Cruz on 9/17. 2001 Spent sixth and final season with Milwaukee...Made all 153 defensive appearances in right field...Led club with 13 outfield assists and ranked fourth in the league in that department...Had an 82-game errorless streak from 6/29 thru 9/28...Had five multi-homer games, including a pair of three-homer contests...Knocked in season-high six runs while recording first career three-homer game on 5/10 vs. Chicago (NL)...Hit a two-run homer and a three-run shot on 6/10 @Detroit...Produced career-best 14-game hitting streak from 8/5-20 (21-for-55, .382)...Also went deep three times on 9/25 @Arizona, hitting two solo shots off Albie Lopez and one off Troy Brohawn...Teamed with Richie Sexson, who also hit three home runs, to become the first teammates in major league history to homer three times in the same game...Was named National League Player-of-the-Week for the week of 9/24-30 after batting .526 (10-for-19) with six homers and 11 RBI...Hit sixth career grand slam on 9/26 @Arizona. 2000 Tied career high in games played...Made 158 appearances (156 starts) in right field and ranked fifth in the league with 12 assists...Tied a Brewers National League franchise mark in sacrifice flies...Went deep twice for the third time in his career on 4/4 vs. Cincinnati...Matched the feat just four days later @St. Louis...Also smacked two home runs in a 12-11 loss to the Cubs on 5/8. ...Homered in four straight games from 5/7-10 and in three straight games from 7/28-30...Collected 500th career RBI on 9/24 vs. Pittsburgh, hitting a game-winning, three-run homer off Mike Williams. 1999 Was selected to the National League All-Star team for the first and only time in his career...Connected off Montreal's Javier Vazquez for 100th career home run on 5/22...Recorded 500th career hit on 5/29 vs. San Diego; a single off Matt Clement. ...Had seventh career two-homer game on 6/23 @San Francisco...Hit fifth career grand slam on 6/27 vs. Pittsburgh (Scott Sauerbeck). ...Was named N.L. Player-of-the-Month for the month of June after hitting .317 (32-for-101) with 12 home runs, 31 RBI and a .743 slugging percentage...Went 1-for-2 with a double off David Cone in the All-Star Game...Also finished second to Ken Griffey, Jr. in the Home Run Derby...Was on D.L. with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his right hand from 7/18 to 8/20...Tied franchise mark with six RBI and fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle on 9/9 vs. Arizona...Received five walks on 9/15 @St. Louis. 1998 Established career highs in at bats, hits, home runs and RBI...Ranked third in the N.L. in games and fifth in RBI...Set a Milwaukee club record for most RBI in the month of April (24)...Hit an 11th-inning, game-winning grand slam on 4/2 off Atlanta's Brian Edmondson; it was also his fifth career two-homer game as he hit a solo shot off Mike Cathers in the 5th inning...Had a 12-game hitting streak from 8/22 to 9/3, batting .449 (22-for-49) with four homers and 15 RBI in that stretch...Made 161 appearances in right field and one in center field (5/20 vs. San Francisco). 1997 Spent first of five straight full seasons with Milwaukee...Established career highs in stolen bases and triples...Ranked third among N.L. leaders in triples...Became first Brewers player since Robin Yount in 1980 to post at least 20 homers and 20 steals in the same season...Homered twice on 5/31 vs. Chicago (AL), his second career multi-homer game...Homered in a franchise record five straight games from 8/1-5...Tied an American League record when he homered in consecutive pinch hitting appearances on 8/2 and 8/3; just the 15th time that an A.L. player accomplished the feat...Homered in each of his last three games...Connected off Jimmy Key for third career grand slam in final game of the season on 9/28 vs. Baltimore. 1996 Spent first full season in the majors...Began season with Cleveland, but was traded to Milwaukee on 8/31...Batted a combined .265 with nine home runs and 40 RBI in 94 games with the two clubs...Made total of 28 appearances in right field, 14 in center field and 10 in left field and committed just one error in 84 chances (in RF on 9/25)...Recorded second career four-hit game and fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle on 6/21 vs. New York (AL)...Had five RBI on 7/13 @Minnesota...Recorded first career multi-homer game on 7/21, hitting both long balls off Minnesota's Brad Radke in Cleveland...Connected off Todd Van Poppel for second career grand slam and posted another five RBI on 9/21 vs. Detroit. 1995 Spent full season with Buffalo (Indians' AAA)...Led American Association in RBI and slugging percentage (.503)...Tied for second in home runs and ranked fourth in runs scored and extra-base hits (52)...Was named to mid-season All-Star team...Hit a franchise-record three grand slams..Recalled by Cleveland on 9/15 and spent remainder of season in the big leagues. 1994 Began season with the Mets...Hit .175 in April and .192 in 27 games thru 5/11 and was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on 5/13...Went 4-for-4 with two triples on 6/7 vs. Columbus...Hit two home runs on 6/29 vs. Charleston...Recalled by New York on 7/22. ...Batted .292 (19-for-65) in 18 major league games after his return before being optioned back to Norfolk for the remainder of the season on 8/11...Made all 42 defensive appearances with the Mets in right field. 1993 Began season with Norfolk...Had contract purchased by New York on 6/20...Made major league debut on 6/21 vs. Montreal and struck out in only plate appearance that night...Singled off Montreal's Mel Rojas in second at bat on 6/22 for first big league hit...Connected off Ryan Bowen @Florida on 6/29 for first home run...Hit first major league grand slam on 8/5 off Montreal's Dennis Martinez; also hit a game-winning two-run double in the top of the 13th inning in New York's 12-9 victory...Recorded a career-high seven RBI on 8/5, falling one RBI shy of the N.L. rookie record set by New York outfielder Travis Jackson in 1923. 1992 Spent entire season with Tidewater (Mets' AAA)...Ranked fourth in the league in stolen bases...Had season-ending injury (sprained right ankle) @Pawtucket on 8/22. 1991 Spent full season with Williamsport (Mets' AA)...Led Eastern League in triples, home runs, RBI and walks...Also ranked second with a .508 slugging percentage with 57 of his 103 hits going for extra bases...Became first player in Eastern League history to hit 30 or more homers and steal 30 or more bases in the same season...Was named to Eastern League All-Star team. 1990 Spent majority of first professional season with Pittsfield in the New York-Penn League...Led league in on-base percentage (.444) and ranked fourth in triples and slugging percentage (.497)...Received a late-season promotion to St. Lucie...Did not make an error in 100 total chances with the two clubs.