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Smoky Burgess

Smoky Burgess

Position(s):
C
Born:
March 6, 1927
Bats:
Left
Throws:
Right
Height:
5' 8"
Weight:
185 lbs
Major League Debut:
4-19-1949 with CHN

Smoky Burgess


Career Batting Stats
G AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP OPS OPS+
1691 4471 1318 485 126 673 13 .295 .446 .362 .807 113.9

 

Where does Smoky Burgess rank among baseball greats?

Smoky Burgess ranks among the Top 50 all-time at C. Rankings ?

Born
Forrest Harrill Burgess was born on February 6, 1927, in Caroleen, NC.

 

Died
September 15, 1991, Asheville, NC

 

Batted:  Left
Threw:  Right

 

Major League Debut
April 19, 1949

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Smoky Burgess
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Hall of Fame Voting
Year Election Votes Pct
1973 BBWAA 1 .3%
1974 BBWAA 2 .5%

Post-Season Appearances
1960 World Series

 

Batting Feats

  • July 29, 1955: 9 RBI...

All-Star Selections
1954 NL
1955 NL
1959 NL
1960 NL
1961 NL
1964 NL

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