Zip Payne

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James Cecil Payne

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
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

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