George Harvie Burpo
- Bats Right, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 195 lb.
- Debut June 9, 1946
- Final Game July 3, 1946
- Born June 19, 1922 in Jenkins, KY USA
- Died December 20, 2015 in Tucson, AZ USA
George Burpo drew plenty of attention because he was both fast and wild. A Kentucky native, he began his pro career at age 17 with the Muskogee Reds in 1939. His minor league career was a mixed bag: he once struck out 18 players in a game, but in another he walked 12 guys. With the Tucson Cowboys, he pitched a minor-league no-hitter. Burpo missed three years serving in the Navy during World War II but was back in 1946. He pitched two games with the Cincinnati Reds that summer; in 2 1/3 innings of work, he walked 5 batters, including Hall of Famer Stan Musial. He continued to pitch in the minor leagues through 1948, when injuries ended his career.