Sumner Bowman

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Sumner Bowman
Sumner Bowman.jpg
Bowman with the University of Pennsylvania baseball team
Born: (1867-02-09)February 9, 1867
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
Died: January 11, 1954(1954-01-11) (aged 86)
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 11, 1890, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1891, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 4–10
Earned run average 5.22
Strikeouts 46

Sumner Sallade Bowman (February 9, 1867 – January 11, 1954) was an American professional baseball player in the early 1890s, who pitched for three teams during his two-year Major League Baseball career.[1] In 1890 he played for the Philadelphia Phillies and later for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys, both of the National League.[1] In 1891 he played for the Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association.[1] His career statistics include a win–loss record of 4–10, an earned run average of 5.22, anD 46 strikeouts in 146​23 innings pitched.[1] Bowman died in his hometown of Millersburg, Pennsylvania at the age of 86, and is interred at Oakhill Cemetery.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Sumner Bowman". Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 

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