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Bill Burwell

MLB Player information
NameBill Burwell
PositionRelief Pitcher / Manager
MLB debutMay 1, 1920 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearanceJuly 1, 1928 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Win-Loss %.537
As Player *St. Louis Browns (1920-1921) *Pittsburgh Pirates (1928) As Manager *Pittsburgh Pirates (1947)

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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).

In 1947 he managed 1 game for the Pirates, which the team won.

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

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