From BR Bullpen
James Cecil Payne
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 160 lb.
 Biographical Information
Outfielder Cecil "Zip" Payne played in the minor leagues from 1929 to 1949, collecting 2,179 hits, 457 2B, 102 HR, and 60 SB to go with a .334 average. He was out of O.B. in 1932-1933 and 1943, and spent 1934 to 1942 in the Bi-State League.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1934||Mayodan Senators||Bi-State League||--||none||--||replaced by Charles Eadmon|
|1942||Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets||Bi-State League||57-66||5th||none|
|1945||Lynchburg Cardinals||Piedmont League||6th||St. Louis Cardinals||replaced George Ferrell|
|1946||Winston-Salem Cardinals||Carolina League||68-72||5th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1947||Winston-Salem Cardinals||Carolina League||85-57||2nd||St. Louis Cardinals||Lost in 1st round|
|1948||Winston-Salem Cardinals||Carolina League||76-65||5th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1949||Fayetteville Scotties||Tobacco State League||--||none||--||replaced by Joe Roseberry July 15|
|Reidsville Luckies||Carolina League||7th||none||replaced Harry Hatch July 23|
|1950||Mount Airy Graniteers||Blue Ridge League||--||none||--||replaced by Joe Roseberry August 12|