Christopher A. Burke (born March 11, 1980 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a Major League Baseball player for the Houston Astros. He hit the series-winning walk-off home run that ended Game 4 of the 2005 National League Division Series, the longest playoff game in major league postseason history, against the Atlanta Braves' Joey Devine. The game took 18 innings to play in 5 hours 50 minutes.
Burke is known for his versatility; during the 2005 season, his first near-full season in the majors, he primarily played left field, but also played some second base and center field. He has even started 2 games at shortstop.
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- Baseball-Reference.com - Major league career statistics
- Chris Burke at ESPN.com
- Chris Burke's Fan Forum