Hall of Fame

John "Carlisle" Mumford - Player

Inducted in 2023

John "Carlisle" Mumford was born in Snow Hill, MD in 1892. He played minor league baseball as a pitcher for the Newport News Shipbuilders and Petersburg Goobers in the Virginia League (1914-1915) and for the Martinsburg Champs and Gettysburg Ponies in the Blue Ridge League (1915-1917). In his minor league career, Mumford pitched a total of 163 innings and had a record of 6-14. At the end of his playing days, he became manager of the Gettysburg team. After his baseball career, he spent 43 years as a tour superintendent of the US Post Office in Washington. Mr. Mumford passed away on July 4, 1961.