Jimmy Burke (baseball)

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Jimmy Burke
1921 Jimmy Burke.jpeg
Third baseman
Born: (1874-10-12)October 12, 1874
St. Louis, Missouri
Died: March 26, 1942(1942-03-26) (aged 67)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 6, 1898, for the Cleveland Spiders
Last MLB appearance
October 8, 1905, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .244
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 187

James Timothy Burke (October 12, 1874 – March 26, 1942) was a Major League Baseball third baseman with the Cleveland Spiders, St. Louis Perfectos, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago White Stockings, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Cardinals.

Burke was the regular third baseman for the Cardinals from 1903 to 1905. He was named player-manager in the middle of the 1905 season but was replaced by Stanley Robison, and it would be thirteen years before the St. Louis Browns hired him as a manager.

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