Infobox MLB retired
deathdate=death date and age|1931|11|27|1852|4|30
New York Mutuals(by|1874)
Hartford Dark Blues(by|1875-by|1877)
*Boston Red Caps/Beaneaters (by|1878-by|1888)
Brooklyn Bridegrooms(by|1888/ Brooklyn Grooms(by|1891)
John Joseph Burdock (April 1852 –
November 27 1931), nicknamed "Black Jack," was an American second basemanin Major League Baseball. He made his professional debut in 1872 with the Brooklyn Atlanticsat age 20, and he would later join the New York Mutuals, the Hartford Dark Blues, and the Boston Red Caps. In 1883 Burdock began the season as manager; but after beginning the season 30-24, he was replaced by first baseman John Morrill– who had also been his predecessor in the job – and the team went on to capture the National Leaguepennant. During that era a manager was often selected from among the playing roster, and Burdock returned to playing full-time afterwards. He retired at age 39 after playing parts of two seasons for his hometown Brooklyn Grooms.
Burdock died in
Brooklynat age 79, and was buried at the Holy Cross Cemetery.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Burdock (disambiguation) — Burdock refers to any of a group of thistle like plants.Burdock may also refer to:In fictional characters: *Burdock ( Dragon Ball ) or Bardock, a character in Dragon Ball media *Fred Burdock, a character in the E/R universeIn other uses: *Burdock … Wikipedia
Jack Staff — Superherobox| caption = Cover to Jack Staff #3, artist Paul Grist character name = Jack Staff publisher = Image Comics, was Dancing Elephant Press debut = Jack Staff v1 #1 (2000) creators = Paul Grist real name = John Smith species = homeworld =… … Wikipedia
Supporting cast in Jack Staff — Jack Staff is a comic book by writer/artist Paul Grist, currently published by Image Comics. Its large supporting cast are based upon other British comic characters and archetypes, and its main character is the eponymous Jack Staff.A slow boiling … Wikipedia
Atlanta Braves — Braves redirects here. For other uses, see Brave (disambiguation). Atlanta Braves 2012 Atlanta Braves season Established 1871 Based in Atlanta since 1966 … Wikipedia
Charlie Buffinton — Pitcher Born: June 14, 1861(1861 06 14) Fall River, Massachusetts Died: September 2 … Wikipedia
Bob Ferguson (baseball) — Infobox MLB retired name = Bob Ferguson position = Third baseman/Second baseman/Manager/Umpire bats = Both throws = Right birthdate = birth date|mf=yes|1845|1|31 Brooklyn, New York deathdate = death date and age|mf=yes|1894|5|3|1845|1|31 Brooklyn … Wikipedia
Mert Hackett — Catcher Born: November 11, 1859(1859 11 11) Cambridge, Massachusetts Died: February 22, 1938 … Wikipedia
Mike Hines — Catcher Born: September, 1862 Ireland Died: March 14, 1910(1910 03 14) (aged 47) Taunton … Wikipedia
List of 19th century baseball players — This is a list of 19th century baseball players who have a biographic article . NOTOC A*John Abadie *Bert Abbey *Dan Abbott *Bob Addy *Gus Alberts *Art Allison *Doug Allison *Billy Alvord *Jim Andrews *Fred Andrus *Cap Anson *Tug Arundel *Charlie … Wikipedia
1845 to 1868 in baseball — Early years in baseball d1 = 1840s d2 = 1850s d3 = 1860s sport = baseball Part of the History of baseball series. Champions*National Association of Base Ball Players: **1857: Atlantic of Brooklyn **1858: Atlantic of Brooklyn **1859: Atlantic of… … Wikipedia