Paul Burris (baseball)

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Paul Burris
Catcher
Born: (1923-07-21)July 21, 1923
Hickory, North Carolina
Died: October 3, 1999(1999-10-03) (aged 76)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 2, 1948 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
June 4, 1953 for the Milwaukee Braves
Career statistics
Batting average .219
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 24
Teams

Paul Robert Burris[1] (born July 21, 1923, at Hickory, North Carolina) was a Major League Baseball catcher. Burris originally signed as a free agent in 1942 with the Brooklyn Dodgers.[2] In 1947, he was selected in the Minor League Draft by the Boston Braves. Burris would play at the Major League level with the team in 1948, 1950, and in 1952. He remained with the organization through its move to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to become the Milwaukee Braves.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul Burris". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved 2011-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Paul Burris". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-03-28.