Harry Gumbert

Harry Gumbert

Harry Gumbert
Born: (1909-11-05)November 5, 1909
Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
Died: January 4, 1995(1995-01-04) (aged 85)
Wimberley, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 12, 1935 for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
April 29, 1950 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Win–loss record 143–113
Earned run average 3.68
Strikeouts 709
Career highlights and awards

Harry Edwards "Gunboat" Gumbert (November 5, 1909 in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania – January 4, 1995 in Wimberley, Texas) was a pitcher for Major League Baseball. Two of his great uncles, Ad Gumbert and Billy Gumbert were also Major League Baseball pitchers.

He was one of the best fielding pitchers of his time. In 1938 he set a National League record for assists by a pitcher, recording 10 on May 23.


  • See also 1
  • Sources 2
  • Further reading 3
  • External links 4

See also

Gumbert in 1949


  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
  • The Editors of Total Baseball (2000). Baseball:The Biographical Encyclopedia.  

Further reading

  • Van Blair, Rick (1994).  

External links