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 Cumberland Willis Posey Jr.

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Cumberland Willis Posey Jr. Famous memorial

Birth
Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
28 Mar 1946 (aged 55)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Munhall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
11404 View Source

The college educated Cum Posey was the resourceful organizer and co-owner of the Homestead Grays baseball team. The Grays were located in the mill town of Homestead, PA just southwest of Pittsburgh. Posey's Homestead Grays remain one of the great dynasties in sports history fielding powerhouse teams in the 1920s, the early 1930s, and from 1937-45 winning nine straight Negro national League pennants.

The college educated Cum Posey was the resourceful organizer and co-owner of the Homestead Grays baseball team. The Grays were located in the mill town of Homestead, PA just southwest of Pittsburgh. Posey's Homestead Grays remain one of the great dynasties in sports history fielding powerhouse teams in the 1920s, the early 1930s, and from 1937-45 winning nine straight Negro national League pennants.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 4 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11404
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11404/cumberland-willis-posey: accessed ), memorial page for Cumberland Willis Posey Jr. (20 Jun 1890–28 Mar 1946), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11404, citing Homestead Cemetery, Munhall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .