Nip Winters

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Nip Winters
Nip Winters 1924.jpg
Pitcher/First baseman/Outfielder
Born: 1889
Washington, D.C.
Died: December 1971
Hockessin, Delaware
Batted: Left Threw: Left
1919, for the Norfolk Stars
Last appearance
1933, for the Philadelphia Stars

James Henry "Jesse" "Nip" Winters, Jr. (1899 in Washington, D.C. – December 1971 in Hockessin, Delaware) was a pitcher in Negro league baseball, playing for many top eastern teams from 1920 to 1933, and considered one of the top left-handed pitchers of his day.

At age 53, Winters received votes listing him on the 1952 Pittsburgh Courier player-voted poll of the Negro Leagues' best players ever.[2]


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