Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette bio

Birth Name: Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: WV

Date Of Birth: November 22, 1926

Date Of Death: February 6, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Lew Burdette was born on the 22nd of November, 1926. He was known for being a Baseball Player. He teamed with left-hander Warren Spahn to form a powerful pitching tandem for the Boston and Milwaukee Braves.

Lew Burdette was born in WV. He was signed by the New York Yankees but was traded to the Boston Braves after making only two relief appearances. On May 26, 1959, he defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates after Harvey Haddix pitched a perfect game for 12 innings.

Lew Burdette was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Lew Burdette was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Selva Lewis Burdette Jr. is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Lew’s Selva Lewis Burdette Jr. attended Nitro (Nitro, WV) and
University of Richmond.


Lew Burdette’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Lew Burdette’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Lew Burdette kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Lew Burdette was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
NICKNAME: Selva Lewis Burdette Jr., Selva Lewis Burdette, Lew Burdette
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Lew Burdette was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Lew Burdette was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Lew Burdette had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Lew Burdette’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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