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John Joseph Burdock
(Black Jack)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9½", Weight 158 lb.

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Jack Burdock had an 18-year career in the major leagues as a second baseman. Not usually a strong hitter, he had a career year in 1883 when he hit .330 and was player-manager part of the year for the Boston Beaneaters who won the pennant.

Burdock had been a young player for four years in the National Association and then was part of the National League's inaugural year in 1876, playing for the Hartford Dark Blues.

Early in his career he played for several years with "Death to Flying Things" Ferguson, and at the end of his career he played with John Ward.

Burdock managed the 1889 New Haven, CT team in the Atlantic Association, the 1890 Jersey City, NJ team in the same league, the 1890 Harrisburg Ponies and 1891 Salem, MA entry in the New England League.

Preceded by
John Morrill
Boston Beaneaters Manager
1883
Succeeded by
John Morrill

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1891 Salem New England League -- 5th none none replaced James Hopkins

June 17 (Original manager was Niehaus)

1889 New Haven Atlantic Association -- 4th none none replaced Harry Spence June 18 (replaced by ?)
1896 New Haven Texas Steers Atlantic League -- -- none replaced by Ted Sullivan

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