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Burt Shotton

Outfielder / Manager
Born: (1884-10-18)October 18, 1884
Lorain County, Ohio
Died: July 29, 1962(1962-07-29) (aged 77)
Lake Wales, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Right 
MLB debut
September 13, 1909 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
April 21, 1923 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average     .271
Home runs     9
Runs batted in     290
Managerial record     697–764
Winning %     .477
As player

As manager

As coach

Burton Edwin Shotton (October 18, 1884 – July 29, 1962) was an American player, manager, coach and scout in Major League Baseball. Shotton manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers (1947; 1948–50). He won two National League pennants and was Jackie Robinson's first permanent Major League manager.

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