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Bill Burwell
Relief Pitcher / Manager
Born: March 27, 1895 (1895-03-27) (age 114)
Jarbalo, Kansas
Died: June 11, 1973 (aged 78)
Ormond Beach, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Right 
MLB debut
May 1, 1920 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
July 1, 1928 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Wins-Losses     9-8
Win-Loss %     .537
ERA     4.37

As Player

As Manager

Career highlights and awards

William Edwin Burwell (March 27, 1895 - June 11, 1973) was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Browns (1920-21) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1928).

Born in Jarbalo, Kansas, Burwell fashioned a lengthy post-pitching career as a minor league manager and major league pitching coach. He worked in the latter role for the Boston Red Sox (1944) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1947-48; 1958-62).

He died at age 78 in Ormond Beach, Florida and is buried nearby Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Preceded by
Billy Herman
Pittsburgh Pirates Managers
Succeeded by
Billy Meyer


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