Burgess Urquhart “Whitey” Whitehead


Burgess Urquhart “Whitey” Whitehead Famous memorial

Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 25 Nov 1993 (aged 83)
Windsor, Bertie County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Windsor, Bertie County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 37896313 View Source

Major League Baseball Player. During his nine-year career in the majors he played second base for three teams: the St. Louis Cardinals (1933 to 1935), New York Giants (1936 to 1941), and finished with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1946). He had a career batting average of .266 with 245 runs batted in. He was chosen to play in the All Star Game in 1935 and 1937. He led the National League in fielding percentage for second basemen in 1937.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
  • Added: 4 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 37896313
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Burgess Urquhart “Whitey” Whitehead (29 Jun 1910–25 Nov 1993), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37896313, citing Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Windsor, Bertie County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .