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Former Yankees Pitcher John Cumberland (1968-1970) passed away. (1947-2022)
2 months ago  ::  May 15, 2022 - 5:36PM #1
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Remembering Former Yankees Pitcher John Cumberland 1968-1970) (1947-2022)




WHEN TOPPS HAD (BASE)BALLS!: NOT REALLY MISSING IN ACTION- 1970 JOHN  CUMBERLAND


April 5, 2022- Former Yankees Pitcher and MLB Pitching Coach John Cumberland (1968-1970) passed away. (1947-2022)


Before the start of 1966 NL season, Pitcher John Cumberland was signed by the Phillies as an MLB Amateur Free Agent. On November 29,1966, he was drafted by the Yankees from the Phillies in the 1966 MLB Minor League Player Draft. He would pitch at the AAA level in the Yankees Minor League system, before being called-up by the team in September of 1968. John would record a 3-4 record with a 4.11 ERA in 18 games with the 1968-1970 Yankees. On July 20,1970, John was traded to the Giants for veteran MLB Starter Mike McCormick. Overall, he had a MLB Pitching career record of 15-16 with a 3.82 ERA; while pitching for the Yankees, Giants, Cardinals and the Angels. Later, he became an MLB Pitching Coach, working for the Red Sox and the Royals. Also, John has worked with several MLB organizations, the Mets as a Minor League Manager and Pitching Coach.



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