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On this Date 1937 - HOF Burgess Whitehead Leads Giants to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 06/07/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Burgess Whitehead was a perfect three for three at the plate and drove in three runs...

June 7, 1937 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, second baseman Burgess Whitehead was a perfect three for three at the plate and drove in three runs as his New York Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 at the Polo Grounds in a game played in just an hour and 55 minutes.  The Tarboro native also played in two MLB All-Star Games.  He was enshrined in the NCSHOF in 1981.

Burgess Whitehead - NCSHOF