Published on July 2, 2012 by Amy
Born: April 14, 1893
Died: July 5, 1980
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Austin Ben Tincup was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1914-1928.
A member of the Cherokee nation Tincup was one of the first Native Americans to play Major League Baseball.
After his playing career, he was an umpire in the American Association (1933), a Minor League Baseball manager (1936-1939), a coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1940), a scout for the Boston Braves (1946-1948), Pittsburgh Pirates (1949-1953) and Philadelphia Phillies (1956-1958) and a coach for the New York Yankees (1960-1961).