Beaumier, Edmund (Bucka) (1985)
Updated: May 6
Ed “Bucka’’ Beaumier Bucka
Beaumier set his course toward professional baseball when he was named to the AlI-Tele League team while only a freshman at Westbrook High School in 1940. The following
spring, the left hander accepted a contract with the Boston Braves and was assigned to the Bradford, Penn., Pony League, where he was coached by Winthrop's Del Bissonnette.
World War II interrupted Beaumlers career and nearly ended it, when he was wounded in his pitching arm. He recovered, he pitched for the Third Marine Division under Pee Wee Reese and posted an 18-2 record with 11 strikeouts per game.
After discharge, Beaumier was 16-10 with Landis of the North Carolina State League, leading the league with 228 strikeouts. With Rome, N.Y.. of Can-Am League, he was 10-9 in helping the Colonels to the pennant. He split the 1949 season between Lynn, Mass., of the New England League and Liverpool of the Nova scotia League, finishing 10-4 Beaumier returned to play for the Portland Pilots under Fred Harlow. He is retired from the S.D. Warren Co.