Pryor McElveen

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Pryor McElveen
Third baseman
Born: (1881-11-05)November 5, 1881
Died: October 27, 1951(1951-10-27) (aged 69)
Pleasant Hill, Tennessee
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 26, 1909, for the Brooklyn Superbas
Last MLB appearance
June 4, 1911, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Batting average .209
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 56

Pryor Mynatt "Humpy" McElveen (November 5, 1881 in Atlanta – October 27, 1951 in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee), was a professional baseball player and coach. McElveen played third base for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1909 to 1911. He attended Carson-Newman College. A native of Johnson City, Tennessee,[1] he was team captain of the 1908 Southern Association champion Nashville Vols, and was a personal friend of sportswriter Fred Russell.[2] He coached at his alma mater, Carson-Newman College.[3]


Simpson, John A. The Greatest Game Ever Played In Dixie. ISBN 9780786430505. 


  1. ^ Simpson, p. 48
  2. ^ Simpson, p. 227
  3. ^ Simpson, p. 211

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