Willie Cunningham

Willie B. Cunningham, born June 7th, 1935 in Snow Lake, AR1 2 was a professional baseball player in 1953.


Cunningham was the son of Lorne Cunningham and Ethel (nee Lewis) Cunningham. He moved from Snow Lake, AR to Brooklyn, IL as a child.3

Cunningham, a pitcher, played one season in the Mississippi-Ohio League with Mt. Vernon and Danville. He went 3-8 in 21 games.

Cunningham died on May 24th, 2011. He was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Lemay, MO.4


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.

1 Cunningham's TSN contract card. His birthday is alternatively listed as June 1st, 1935.
3 1940 U.S. Census and 1950 U.S. Census.
4 Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81433972/willie-b-cunningham: accessed 10 November 2022), memorial page for Willie B Cunningham SR. (7 Jun 1935–24 May 2011), Find a Grave Memorial ID 81433972, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Marvin & Samme Templin (contributor 426307) .