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Jim Umbricht
Original name: James Umbricht
Birth: Sep. 17, 1930
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1964
Harris County
Texas, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was a left handed pitcher making his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 26, 1959. For five seasons, he played primarily as a middle relief pitcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1959-61) and Houston Colt 45's (1962-1963). Diagnosed with lymphoma, his career ended with a record of 9 wins, 5 loss, 3 saves, 133 strike outs and a 3.06 earned run average. He died at age 33 in Houston, Texas. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Scattered over the floor of the Houston Astrodome in Texas.
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Record added: Apr 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7374693
Jim Umbricht
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Jim Umbricht
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Happy Birthday, Jim. My uncle knew you in Chicago and said you could play any sport with the greatest of ease. Rest well. God Bless.
- K. Williams
 Added: Sep. 17, 2014
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Sep. 18, 2013
I left tributes 07-05-12 and 11-04-08 but wanted to say Happy birthday Jim. I am heartsick at the moment.
- Don MacBeth
 Added: Sep. 17, 2013
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