Bert Cunningham

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Cunningham broke into Major League baseball in 1887 with Brooklyn of the American Association, probably the first Delawarean to make it all the way. His record was 0-2 his first season. He
compiled a record of 147-171 including nine games as a reliever. Bert’s ERA was 4.22 as a starter and 4.79 as a reliever. His best years were 1888 when he was 28-29 with Baltimore and 1898 with
Louisville, then in the National League, with a 28-15 record. He struck out 718. Bert also pitched for the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. He pitched from 1887 thru 1901 excluding 1892 thru



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