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George Burpo

George Burpo

George Harvie Burpo (June 19, 1922 – December 20, 2015) was a professional baseball player.[1] He was a left-handed pitcher who made two appearances in 1946 for the Cincinnati Reds. For his career, he did not record a decision, with a 15.43 earned run average and one strikeout in 213 innings pitched.

George Burpo
Born: (1922-06-19)June 19, 1922
Jenkins, Kentucky, US
Died: December 20, 2015(2015-12-20) (aged 93)
Tucson, Arizona, US
Batted: Right
Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 9, 1946, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
July 3, 1946, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0–0
Earned run average15.43

Early life and education

Burpo served three years in the United States Navy at Naval Air Technical Training Center, Norman, Oklahoma during the World War II and received an honorable discharge in December 1945.[2]


  1. "George Burpo". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  2. "George H. Burpo Collection", The Library of Congress, Veterans History of Project, November 06, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
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