Grandma's Scorebook

Tim Burke’s Debut

  • 1985
  • Debuts & Firsts

Tim Burke makes his debut

Expos 4, Reds 1 in Cincinnati

April 8, 1985: Tim Burke made his MLB debut against the Reds at Riverfront Stadium. He relieved Steve Rogers in B5 with 2 outs.

1st AB B5 Cesar Cedeno, Dave Parker caught stealing to end the inning

1st hit B6 Cesar Cedeno, double

1st strikeout B6 Nick Esasky

2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO

Grandma’s notes say in the 7th inning that she, “was baking turkey pot pie & apple pie for Mary’s welcome home party for Roberta”. Mary was her daughter and Roberta was her daughter who was returning home from Chicago.