Sandy Burk

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Charles Sanford Burk

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Sandy Burk pitched five seasons in the majors. His best year was 1912 when he posted an ERA of 2.55 in 53 innings.

Burk played for Marion in 1907-08 and then pitched for Fort Worth in 1909-10. He went 25-12 in 1910 and came up to the majors in September 1910. With the 1910 Brooklyn Superbas, he was a year older than teammate Zack Wheat, who had made his major league debut the previous year.

In 1913-15 he played for Indianapolis and thereafter was with Minneapolis for several years. He won 21 games for the 1916 Minneapolis Millers, a team for which Earl Yingling led with 24 victories.

Related Sites[edit]

Find-A-Grave Memorial for Sandy Burk