Hurley McNair

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Hurley McNair
McNair at the 1924 Colored World Series
Outfield / Pitcher / Umpire
Born: (1888-10-28)October 28, 1888
Marshall, Texas
Died: December 2, 1948(1948-12-02) (aged 60)
Kansas City, Missouri
Batted: Both
Threw: Right
1910, for the Minneapolis Keystones
Last appearance
1937, for the Cincinnati Tigers

Hurley Allen McNair (October 28, 1888 - December 2, 1948) was a baseball player in the Negro leagues and the pre-Negro leagues.

At the age of 21, he was pitching for the Minneapolis Keystones.[1] He left the Keystones halfway through the 1911 season and went to play for the Chicago Giants.

He played outfield[9] and pitcher and played from 1911–1937, mostly playing for teams in Chicago and Kansas City, Missouri. After his playing career ended, he also umpired in the Negro American League, including one game of the 1942 Colored World Series.

McNair died in Kansas City, Missouri on December 2, 1948, at the age of 60. He is buried at the Highland Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.


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  9. ^ ""Monarchs Open 1923 Season Tomorrow at Association Park" the Kansas City Advocate, Kansas City, KS, Page 1 and 3" (PDF).

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