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John Cumberland

John Cumberland
Born: (1947-05-10) May 10, 1947 (age 67)
Westbrook, Maine
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 27, 1968 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
July 27, 1974 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win-loss record 15-16
Strikeouts 137
Earned Run Average 3.82

John Sheldon Cumberland (born May 10, 1947) is an American former professional baseball player and coach primarily in Major League Baseball. Cumberland pitched for six seasons in the MLB between 1968 and 1974 with the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, and California Angels.[1]

After retiring Cumberland became a coach, serving as both bullpen coach and pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox, before being fired in 2001. He also served as the pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals from 2002 to 2003.

He is from Westbrook, Maine. He played one season of college baseball at Maine in 1966.[2]


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Preceded by
Mike Roarke
Boston Red Sox Pitching Coach
Succeeded by
Al Nipper
Preceded by
Joe Kerrigan
Boston Red Sox Pitching Coach
Succeeded by
Ralph Treuel
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