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Smoky Burgess

Forrest Harrill Burgess (Smoky)

Positions: Catcher and Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: February 6, 1927 in Caroleen, North Carolina, US
Died: September 15, 1991 in Asheville, North Carolina, US
High School: Tri HS (Corleen, NC)

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Minors Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
194417-3.3LockportPONYDCHC5420366632.325.41484
194518-5.2PortsmouthPIEDBCHC124518240.400.62228
194619-11.0Los AngelesPCLAAACHC12100000.500.5001
194720-5.32 Teams2 LgsB-ACHC11542616131411.378.547233
194720-5.3FayettevilleTRISBCHC9938815028211.387.554215
194720-5.0MaconSALLACHC163811320.289.47418
194821-6.4NashvilleSOUAAACHC11643316738622.386.654283
194922-7.7Los AngelesPCLAAACHC19454351210212124.279.311.442.7531900
195023-5.1SpringfieldILAAACHC8834931555103151085242923.327.386.514.90016214
7 Seasons40515031467605289327456453127.360.374.552.92681014
D (1 season)D5420320366632.325.325.414.73984
B (2 seasons)B11143343316830611.388.388.561.949243
A (1 season)A16383811320.289.289.474.76318
AA (1 season)AA11643343316738622.386.386.6541.039283
AAA (3 seasons)AAA108396360601161610106453127.322.378.506.88318214
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGCGChPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBlgCS%PO
194922Los AngelesPCLAAACHCLF822211001.0002.75
195023SpringfieldILAAACHCC7835931434114.9694.464
2 Seasons8638133535114.9714.304

Teams Played For

YearAgeTmLgLevAff
194417Lockport CubsPennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueDCHC
194518Portsmouth CubsPiedmont LeagueBCHC
194619Los Angeles AngelsPacific Coast LeagueAAACHC
194720Macon PeachesSouth Atlantic LeagueACHC
194720Fayetteville CubsTri-State LeagueBCHC
194821Nashville VolunteersSouthern AssociationAACHC
194922Los Angeles AngelsPacific Coast LeagueAAACHC
194922Chicago CubsNational LeagueMLBCHC1
195023Springfield CubsInternational LeagueAAACHC
195124Chicago CubsNational LeagueMLBCHC11951-04-231951-09-30
195225Philadelphia PhilliesNational LeagueMLBPHI11952-04-161952-09-24
195326Philadelphia PhilliesNational LeagueMLBPHI11953-04-141953-09-27
195427Philadelphia PhilliesNational LeagueMLBPHI11954-04-181954-09-26
195528Philadelphia PhilliesNational LeagueMLBPHI11955-04-171955-04-24
195528Cincinnati RedlegsNational LeagueMLBCIN21955-05-011955-09-25
195629Cincinnati RedlegsNational LeagueMLBCIN11956-04-171956-09-30
195730Cincinnati RedlegsNational LeagueMLBCIN11957-04-201957-09-29
195831Cincinnati RedlegsNational LeagueMLBCIN11958-04-151958-09-28
195932Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11959-04-091959-09-27
196033Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11960-04-121960-10-02
196134Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11961-04-111961-09-28
196235Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11962-04-101962-09-18
196336Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11963-04-081963-09-25
196437Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11964-04-141964-09-12
196437Chicago White SoxAmerican LeagueMLBCHW21964-09-151964-10-02
196538Chicago White SoxAmerican LeagueMLBCHW11965-04-141965-10-01
196639Chicago White SoxAmerican LeagueMLBCHW11966-04-121966-09-30
196740Chicago White SoxAmerican LeagueMLBCHW11967-04-121967-10-01

Sabr ID: 24804821

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