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George Henry Burns
Birth: Jan. 31, 1893
Niles
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1978
Kirkland
King County
Washington, USA

Major League Baseball Player. The American League's MVP for 1926, "Tioga George" hit .307 over 16 years with five different teams. He is often confused with the other George Burns who played outfield for the New York Giants during the same time period. After completion of his major league career, "Tioga George" played and managed in the Pacific Coast League before becoming a King County (WA) sheriff. He died in 1978, 24 days shy of his 85th birthday. 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Saint Alphonsus First Section, Lot 546, Grave 38
 
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Record added: Dec 06, 1999
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George Henry Burns
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Jan. 7, 2014
Thanks for playing 1st base for the Red Sox in 1922/23 George!
- KParn
 Added: Jul. 28, 2012
RIP.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 7, 2012
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