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Cum Posey



Cumberland Willis Posey



Born: June 20, 1890 in Homestead, PA
Died: March 28, 1946 - 55 years old

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• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Pioneer / Executive in 2006
• High School: Homestead HS (Homestead, PA)
• College: Pennsylvania State University (State College, PA) , Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
• Buried: Homestead Cemetery (Homestead, PA)


Record
Team Lg
NvM
36
2
3
2
1
0
.667
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NvM
37
2
6
2
4
0
.333
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EAS
38
2
20
11
9
0
.550
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NvM
38
1
8
4
4
0
.500
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EAS
40
2
20
13
7
0
.650
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EAS
41
2
36
22
13
1
.629
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWL
42
2
18
14
4
0
.778
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
43
3
31
15
13
3
.536
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
IND
44
1
29
15
13
1
.536
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
45
6
62
25
35
2
.417
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
9
1
233
123
121
8
.504
0
0
* = Player/Manager

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James