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 George Henry Burns

George Henry Burns

Birth
Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Death 7 Jan 1978 (aged 84)
Kirkland, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Plot Saint Alphonsus First Section, Lot 546, Grave 38
Memorial ID 7439 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 6 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7439
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Henry Burns (31 Jan 1893–7 Jan 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7439, citing Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .