Bob Mumma

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Robert Mumma

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bob Mumma played three seasons in the minors and later was a college coach.

Mumma was MVP of the 1991 East Coast Conference, having hit .395 with 15 homers. He set his school's record with 42 career home runs. The Chicago White Sox took him in the 19th round of the 1992 amateur draft. He split that summer between the GCL White Sox (4 for 17, 2 BB), Utica Blue Sox (0 for 4, BB) and South Bend White Sox (7 for 44, 3 2B, HR, 14 BB). In 1993, Bob was with the Hickory Crawdads (.213/.324/.344 in 23 G) and South Bend (4 for 25, 3 BB). He was with the same two clubs in 1994, hitting .276/.341/.355 in 23 games for Hickory and .192/.330/.288 in 25 for South Bend. Overall, he had batted .210/.328/.300 in 105 minor league games, while fielding .984 with 15 passed balls in 46 games at catcher, .981 in 15 games at 1B and .571 in 3 games at 3B.

Mumma returned to UMBC as assistant coach from 1996-2010 before becoming the school's fourth head coach ever, when John Jancuska retired. He remained through 2019, at which point he resigned.