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Homer Summa

Homer Summa
Born: (1898-11-03)November 3, 1898
Gentry, Missouri
Died: January 29, 1966(1966-01-29) (aged 67)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1920 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1930 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .302
Home runs 18
Runs batted in 361

Career highlights and awards

  • World Series Champion: 1929

Homer Wayne Summa (November 3, 1898 – January 29, 1966) was a right fielder in major league baseball from 1920 to 1930. He began his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but played most of his career for the Cleveland Indians before finishing as a reserve with the Philadelphia Athletics. His career batting average was .302. He is buried in Glendale, California's Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery.

On May 31, 1927, he became the first player in history to hit into a game ending unassisted triple play.[1]


  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference


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