Smoky Burgess

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February 25, 2013 by Elizabeth Metz

Burgess

Catcher, 1955-1958. Inducted 1975.

An All-Star in six seasons, including his first with the Reds. Began his Reds career as a full-time catcher, then later split duties with Ed Bailey and became a formidable weapon off the bench.  Held the Major League record for career pinch hits (since broken).

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