William Burke (baseball)

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William Burke
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Pitcher and Right fielder
Born: November 1865
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: March 17, 1939 (aged 73)
Atchison, Kansas
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 20, 1887, for the Detroit Wolverines
Last MLB appearance
August 9, 1887, for the Detroit Wolverines
MLB statistics
Batting average .250
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 6.00
Strikeouts 3

William R. "Bill" Burke (November, 1865 – March 17, 1939) was an American professional baseball pitcher and outfielder, who played in 1887 with the Detroit Wolverines, of the National League. He threw right-handed. Burke had a 0-1 record, with a 6.00 ERA, in two games, in his one-year career. He also had 2 hits in 8 at-bats.

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