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John "Jack" Burns
Birth: Aug. 31, 1907
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1975
Brighton
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was a smooth-fielding first baseman with the St. Louis Browns from 1930 until he was traded to the Detroit Tigers on April 30, 1936 for pitcher Elon "Chief" Hogsett. The left-handed hitter batted .300 in eight games in 1930 and followed that with a .260 average, 27 doubles and 70 RBIs in 1931. He hit .305 with 33 doubles, 11 homers, 70 RBIs and a career-high 111 runs scored in 1932. He had 43 doubles and 71 RBIs while hitting .288 in 1933. He attained career-highs of 13 homers and 73 RBIs in 1934. During his last big-league season, 1936, he hit .281 with 37 doubles and 98 runs scored. His lifetime log was .280 with 199 doubles, 31 triples, 44 homers and 417 RBIs. He worked for the Boston Red Sox as a scout from 1947 to 1948, a coach from 1955 to 1958 and a scout from 1961 to 1973. He was player-manager of Toronto of the International League in 1938 and 1939, played for San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League in 1940 and managed various minor-league teams in 1946 and from 1949 to 1954. (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Elizabeth Gutro Burns (1908 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  John Irving Burns (1930 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Brighton
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Apr 19, 2006
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