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Cum Posey



Cumberland Willis Posey Jr.


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

Bats:
Throws:
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• 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)
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Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
HG
WES
28
LF
2
8
7
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.143
.250
.143
.393
17
HG
WES
31
LF
2
8
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-28
HG
IND
32
LF
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
184
3
1
LF
5
18
15
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.133
.278
.133
.411
15
162 Game Average
583
486
32
65
0
0
0
32
0
97
0
0
.133
.278
.133
.411
15



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
HG
WES
8
.218
.324
12.5%
9.0%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
HG
WES
8
.196
.338
25.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.088
HG
IND
2
.475
.326
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.100
3
1
18
.237
.331
16.7%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.086

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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