January 10, 2010 Robert Burch tore his rotator cuff while pitching in his second year with the New York Mets organization. He pitched briefly in the San Francisco Giants organization in 1964. The arm injury ended his career. He was known for having one of the top curve balls in organized baseball. After his baseball career he completed his Masters and EDS degree in School Psychology at Brigham Young University. He worked as a School Psychologist and counselor in the Provo School District for 35 years. In 1987 he was co-winner in the United States Chromatic Harmonica competition sponsored by the Hohner Harmonica Corporation. He is married and has two children. His daughter is a professional singer and can be heard on radio and record. His boy does trusts and wills. His wife was a makeup artist for TV series and movies.