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Ken Burkhart
Birth: Nov. 18, 1915
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2004
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was a right-handed pitcher making his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on April 21, 1945. For five seasons he played for St. Louis Cardinals (1945-47) and Cincinnati Reds (1948-49). He ended his career with a record of 27 wins, 20 loss, 18 complete games, 6 shutouts, 7 saves, 181 strikeouts and a 3.84 earned run average. Following his playing career, Burkhart developed as a well-regarded umpire working in three World Series (1962, 1964 and 1970) and four All-Star Games (1959, 1962, 1967 and 1973). He died of emphysema at age 89 and is a member of Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Woodlawn Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 05, 2005
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Ken Burkhart
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