Oyster Burns played 11 seasons in the big leagues, from 1884 to 1895. In that time, he collected 1389 hits, 263 stolen bases and a .300 batting average.

He led the league in triples in 1887 and in home runs and RBI in 1890. As a pitcher, he led the league in saves in both 1884 and 1885. His adjusted OPS of 134 ranks 111th all-time, tied with Hall of Famers Al Kaline, Joe Medwick and Paul Waner, as well as possible future Hall of Famers Bobby Abreu and Fred McGriff.

Burns was mostly an outfielder but played a notable amount of games elsewhere.

Here's a random fact: Burns once scored four runs in a game without getting a single hit.

So, should Oyster Burns be in the Hall of Fame?

He led the league in triples in 1887 and in home runs and RBI in 1890. As a pitcher, he led the league in saves in both 1884 and 1885. His adjusted OPS of 134 ranks 111th all-time, tied with Hall of Famers Al Kaline, Joe Medwick and Paul Waner, as well as possible future Hall of Famers Bobby Abreu and Fred McGriff.

Burns was mostly an outfielder but played a notable amount of games elsewhere.

Here's a random fact: Burns once scored four runs in a game without getting a single hit.

So, should Oyster Burns be in the Hall of Fame?

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