John Joseph Burdock
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9½", Weight 158 lb.
- Debut May 2, 1872
- Final Game July 23, 1891
- Born April 1, 1852 in Brooklyn, NY USA
- Died November 27, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY USA
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 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.
He umpires a total of 22 major league games, starting in the National Association from 1872 to 1874, when he worked regularly, but also for one National League game in 1881 and one in the American Association in 1887.
|Boston Beaneaters Manager
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1889||New Haven||Atlantic Association||4th||none|| replaced Harry Spence June 18|
(replaced by ?)
|1890||Jersey City / Harrisburg||Atlantic Association||--||--||replaced Steve Brady|
replaced by James Harrington
|1891||Salem||New England League||5th||none|| replaced James Hopkins on June 17|
(Original manager was Niehaus)
|1896||New Haven Texas Steers||Atlantic League||NA|| replaced by Ted Sullivan|
Team disbanded July 12