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George Walter "Watch" Burnham
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Birth: May 20, 1860
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1902
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Major League Baseball umpire and manager. Umpired 107 total games for the National League in 1883, 1886-1887, 1889, and 1895. 100 of those 107 games where as the home plate umpire. In his first year of umpiring in 1883, he was the home plate umpire for Hall of Fame pitcher Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn's no-hitter. Also managed the Indianapolis Hoosiers of the National League for 28 games in 1887. The team went 6-22 in that time. 
Family links: 
  Hiram Burnham (1822 - 1892)
  Hannah Burnham (1825 - 1907)
  Lillian Burnham (1858 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Adam A. Penale
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
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George Walter Watch Burnham
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George Walter Watch Burnham
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George Walter Watch Burnham
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