Hercules Burnett

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Hercules Burnett
Center fielder
Born: (1865-08-13)August 13, 1865
Louisville, Kentucky
Died: October 4, 1936(1936-10-04) (aged 71)
Louisville, Kentucky
Batted: Right Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
June 26, 1888, for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1895, for the Louisville Colonels
MLB statistics
Batting average .333
Hits 7
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 3

Hercules H. Burnett (August 13, 1865 – October 4, 1936), was a Major League Baseball player who was mainly a center fielder for the Louisville Colonels. He played briefly for the Colonels in 1888 while the team was in the American Association, and in again 1895 when the Colonels were a member of the National League. His career consisted of six games played, and in 21 at bats he collected 7 hits for a .333 batting average and .714 slugging average. He died at the age of 71 in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, and is interred at Eastern Cemetery.[1]


  1. ^ "Hercules Burnett". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 

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