Tom Burns (baseball)

Tom Burns (baseball)

Tom Burns
Third baseman/Shortstop
Born: (1857-03-30)March 30, 1857
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
Died: March 19, 1902(1902-03-19) (aged 44)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 1880, for the Chicago White Stockings
Last MLB appearance
July 22, 1892, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .264
Home runs 39
Runs Batted In 683
Stolen bases 162

As player

As manager

Thomas Everett "Tom" Burns (March 30, 1857 – March 19, 1902) was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball, primarily for the Chicago White Stockings/Colts/Orphans.[1] He also played for, and managed, the Pittsburgh Pirates for part of one season. His brother, John Burns, was a National League umpire.[1] Born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania in 1857, he died of heart disease at age 44 in Jersey City, New Jersey, and is interred St. Michael Cemetery in Springfield, Massachusetts.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Tom Burns". Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Veterans Ball Players Dead". The Daily Journal (Salem, Or.). March 19, 1902. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)