- Ty Van Burkleo
Infobox MLB retired
name=Ty Van Burkleo
birthdate=birth date and age|1963|10|07
*California Angels (by|1993)
Tyler Lee Van Burkleo (born
October 7, 1963in Oakland, California) is the current hitting coach for the Oakland Athleticsand a former first basemanin Major League Baseball. He played for two different major league teams in his career: the California Angels (1993) and Colorado Rockies(1994). He also played two teams in Japan the Seibu Lions(1987-1990) and Hiroshima Toyo Carp(1991).
At the plate he was 5-for-38, a .132
batting average. His one home runwas hit on August 16, 1993against Detroit Tigersright-hander Bill Gullickson. In the field, he handled 118 chances without an error for a fielding percentageof 1.000.
Van Burkleo played the last of his 14
Major League Baseballgames on July 30, 1994.
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