Jack Burns (First Baseman)

Jack Burns (First Baseman)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Irving Burns (August 31, 1907 - April 18, 1975), nicknamed "Slug," was an American first baseman, coach and scout in Major League Baseball. A native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Burns stood 6' (183 cm) and weighed 175 pounds (79.4 kg) in his playing days, and batted and threw left-handed. Burns' professional playing career began in 1928 in the New England League. After leading the Class A Western League in home runs with 36 in 1929, his contract was purchased by the St. Louis Browns of the American League.show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135871552
  • 9786135871555