Mike Burke (shortstop)

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Mike Burke
Born: 1854
New York City
Died: June 9, 1889(1889-06-09) (aged 34–35)
Albany, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 1879, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
July 19, 1879, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .222
Runs 13
Runs batted in 8

Michael E. Burke (1854 – June 9, 1889) was an American Major League Baseball player who played mainly shortstop for the 1879 Cincinnati Reds of the National League. In 28 games, he had 26 hits in 117 at bats for a .222 batting average, scored 13 Runs, and hit three doubles. He died at the age of 34 or 35 in Albany, New York, and is interred at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, New York.[1]


  1. ^ "Mike Burke's Career Statistics". Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 2009-04-18. 

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