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May 19, 1926|
Premier, West Virginia
|Died: November 26, 2012
|August 26, 1955, for the Kansas City Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 25, 1955, for the Kansas City Athletics|
|Earned run average||7.99|
Kume stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 195 pounds (88 kg). He made his Major League debut at age 29 after spending eight seasons in the Athletics' farm system, signing with them in 1948 when they were still based in Philadelphia. As a Major Leaguer, he allowed 35 hits, 15 bases on balls, and 21 earned runs in 23⅔ innings, striking out seven.
His pro career lasted 12 seasons (and 734 minor league games), all in the Athletics' organization.
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