Note: This page discusses 1900s outfielder Frank Burke. For the minor league executive of the same name, click here.
Frank Aloysius Burke
- Bats Unknown, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8"
- Debut September 14, 1906
- Final Game July 31, 1907
- Born February 16, 1880 in Carbon County, PA USA
- Died September 17, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA USA
Frank Burke played with the New York Giants in 1906 under John McGraw, batting .333/.400/.667 in eight games (nine at bats) with one error in four games in left field. In the spring of 1907, the Boston Doves bought him and he appeared in 43 games, hitting just .178 in 129 at bats. However, he had better range than either of the other two frequently used left fielders, Newt Randall and Del Howard. Burke had impressed in 1906 with the New Haven Blues, hitting .349 with 20 doubles. He later managed the Martinsburg Blue Sox in 1925 and 1927.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1925||Martinsburg Blue Sox||Blue Ridge League||3rd||none||none||replaced Pat Ragan Aug 27|
|1927||Martinsburg Blue Sox||Blue Ridge League||57-43||2nd||none||Lost League Finals|