Larry Burright

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Larry Burright
Second baseman and shortstop
Born: (1937-07-10) July 10, 1937 (age 79)
Roseville, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 12, 1962, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
April 18, 1964, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
Batting average .205
Home runs 4
Runs scored 44
Teams

Larry Allen Burright (born July 10, 1937 in Roseville, Illinois) is a former second baseman and shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played from 1962 to 1964 with the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets.

Career[edit]

Burright graduated from Mark Keppel High School in 1956. He signed with the Dodgers the following year and played a few seasons in their minor league organization. In 1961, he hit .255 and was called up to the major league club in 1962. Burright played second base for the Dodgers, with Jim Gilliam. He hit .205 in 1962 and is probably best remembered for two poor fielding plays he made in that year's playoff against the San Francisco Giants.

Burright was traded to the Mets in the offseason. He did not play much in 1963 and was sent to the minor league Buffalo Bisons early in the 1964 season, batting .224 for Buffalo.[1]

Burright retired from baseball in 1965 at the age of 26.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Larry Burright Minor League Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-05.

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