Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett autograph
Birthdate 12/4/1868
Death Date 5/27/1953
Debut Year 1890
Year of Induction 1946
Teams Browns, Cardinals, Giants, Red Sox, Spiders
Position Left Field

The only MLB players to hit over .400 in two or more seasons are Jesse Burkett, Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, George Sisler, and Ed Delehanty.

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Jesse Burkett signed 1950 Callahan card

Jesse Burkett signed 1950 Callahan card

Three-time batting champion Jesse Burkett is remembered for his inclusion in one of baseball’s most prestigious fraternities — men who have hit .400 or better more than once. The group contains Burkett, Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, George Sisler, and Ed Delehanty. Many believe baseball will

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