Zip Campbell

From BR Bullpen

Campbell at the 1924 Negro League World Series

William Campbell

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 180 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Zip Campbell was a Negro League pitcher of the 1920s.

Campbell debuted with the Washington Potomacs in 1923 and had a 6.00 ERA and no decisions for Hilldale in 1924. He went 3-4 for Hilldale in 1925. He did not appear in either the 1924 Negro World Series or 1925 Negro World Series.

Zip had his big year in 1926, going 9-4 with a 2.00 RA. He led the Eastern Colored League in ERA and tied Oscar Levis for fourth in wins. Campbell fell all the way to 1-11 in 1927 and saw limited action in the next two years to end his career.