Eddie Burke

  • Card series: Pioneer Portraits II: 1875-1899
  • City: New York
  • Team: Giants
  • League: National League

Edward D. Burke (1866-1907) was a NL outfielder from 1890-1897 for the Phillies, Alleghenys, Brewers, Reds and Giants. Burke had an active year in 1893, leading the league in games played (135) and hit by pitch (25.) Burke’s best offensive year was 1896 for Cincinnati, hitting .340 in 122 games.

  • In 1890 was traded to Pittsburgh for popular ballplayer and future evangelist Billy Sunday

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