Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr.

Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. (HM2MLM)

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N 43° 1.747', W 87° 58.19'

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— Milwaukee Braves, 1953-1963 —

The two-time All-Star spent parts of 11 seasons with the Milwaukee Braves, appearing in 420 games (321 starts). Burdette was pivotal to the Braves' 1957 World Series victory over the New York Yankees, earning MVP honors after going 3-0 with a 0.67 ERA (27 IP, 2 ER) in three complete-game starts, including two shutouts. Led the National League in several categories throughout his tenure with Milwaukee, including ERA (2.70) and shutouts (6) in 1956; winning percentage (.667) in 1958; wins (21), starts (39) and shutouts (4) in 1959; complete games (18) in 1960; and innings (272.1) in 1961. Finished third in Cy Young Award voting in 1958. Tossed a no-hitter on August 18, 1960 vs. the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Date Added Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 7:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 420987 N 4764504
Decimal Degrees43.02911667, -87.96983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 1.747', W 87° 58.19'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 1' 44.82" N, 87° 58' 11.4" W
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