Ad Gumbert

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Ad Gumbert
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Pitcher
Born: (1868-10-10)October 10, 1868
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: April 23, 1925(1925-04-23) (aged 56)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 15, 1888, for the Chicago White Stockings
Last MLB appearance
August 28, 1896, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 123–102
Earned run average 4.27
Strikeouts 546
Teams

Addison Courtney Gumbert (October 10, 1868 – April 23, 1925) was a pitcher for Major League Baseball in the 19th century. His brother Billy Gumbert and great nephew Harry Gumbert were also Major League Baseball players.

Early life[edit]

Addison Gumbert was born on October 10, 1867,[1] or 1868,[2][3] in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Robert and Henrietta Gumbert.[4] At the 1880 United States Census, Robert worked as a dispatcher,[5] while Henrietta was unemployed, with her occupation listed as a "keephouse".[6] The family lived on Frankstown Avenue in the 21st Ward of Pittsburgh.[5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ad Gumbert". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ Faber, Charles F. (1997). Baseball Pioneers: Ratings of Nineteenth Century Players. McFarland. p. 133. 
  3. ^ McConnell, Bob; Vincent, David (1996). The Home Run Encyclopedia: The Who, What, and where of Every Home Run Hit Since 1876. Macmillan. p. 594. 
  4. ^ "Gumbert household entry in 1870 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Gumbert, Robert entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Gumbert, Henrietta entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Gumbert, Addison entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 

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