Ben Tincup with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1914.
April 14, 1893|
Adair, Indian Territory
|Died: July 5, 1980
|Batted: Left||Threw: Right|
|May 22, 1914 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 15, 1928 for the Chicago Cubs|
|Earned run average||3.10|
Tincup was one of the first Native Americans to play Major League Baseball.
After his playing career, he was an umpire in the American Association (1933), a Minor League Baseball manager (1936–1939), a coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1940), a scout for the Boston Braves (1946–1948), Pittsburgh Pirates (1949–1953) and Philadelphia Phillies (1956–1958) and a coach for the New York Yankees (1960–1961).
- The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Sterling Publishing. 2007. p. 1548. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3.
- Mallozzi, Vincent M. "The American Indians of America’s Pastime", The New York Times, published June 8, 2008, accessed June 10, 2008.
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