Bobby Burke

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Bobby Burke
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Pitcher
Born: (1907-01-23)January 23, 1907
Joliet, Illinois
Died: February 8, 1971(1971-02-08) (aged 64)
Joliet, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 16, 1927, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
May 4, 1937, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 38-46
Earned run average 4.28
Strikeouts 299
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Robert James Burke (January 23, 1907 – February 8, 1971) was a pitcher for the Washington Senators and Philadelphia Phillies.

He helped the Senators win the 1933 American League Pennant.

In 10 seasons he had a 38-46 Win–Loss record, 254 Games, 88 Games Started, 27 Complete Games, 4 Shutouts, 93 Games Finished, 5 Saves, 918 ⅔ Innings Pitched, 926 Hits Allowed, 506 Runs Allowed, 437 Earned Runs Allowed, 35 Home Runs Allowed, 360 Walks Allowed, 299 Strikeouts, 24 Hit Batsmen, 16 Wild Pitches, 3,985 Batters Faced, 3 Balks and a 4.28 ERA.

On August 8, 1931, while with the Senators, Burke no-hit the Boston Red Sox 5-0 at Griffith Stadium. It was the last no-hitter by a Washington-area Major League Baseball team until Jordan Zimmermann on September 28, 2014. [1]

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Preceded by
Wes Ferrell
No-hitter pitcher
August 8, 1931
Succeeded by
Paul Dean