PLAYER #   D.O.B AGE SPORT BATTED THREW POSITION
Tom Burgmeier     Aug 01,1943   image description Left Left Pitcher

Thomas Henry Burgmeier (born August 2, 1943) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who played for the California Angels, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox and Oakland A's from 1968 to 1984. He has also served as the pitching coach of the Omaha Royals.Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Burgmeier grew up in St. Cloud, Minnesota.Burgmeier was selected to the American League All-Star team in 1980.On August 3, 1980, while playing for the Boston Red Sox, Burgmeier moved from the pitcher's mound to left field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. Skip Lockwood replaced Burgmeier on the mound and retired the final batter to save a 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers. Manager Don Zimmer elected to keep Tom in the game in case the batter got on baseā€”in that case Burgmeier would have returned to the mound to face Mickey Rivers. - Wikipedia

PLAYED FOR
TEAMS FROM TO
California Angels 1968 1969
Kansas City Royals 1969 1974
Minnesota Twins 1974 1978
Boston Red Sox 1978 1983
Oakland Athletics 1983 1984
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