June 5, 1945 |
|Batted: Both||Threw: Right|
|September 18, 1969 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 1969 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
During his playing days, Coulter was 5'10" tall, weighed 172 pounds, threw right-handed, switch-hit, and wore number 35.
Originally signed by the Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1964, Coulter made his major league debut at the age of 24 on September 18, 1969 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, facing pitcher Steve Blass. He finished the game 0-2, and Julián Javier pinch hit for him in the eighth inning.
Coulter finished his career with 6 hits in 19 at-bats (a .316 batting average). He appeared in six games, with a double, a triple, three runs, and four RBIs. Coulter walked twice and struck out six times. He committed one error, finishing with a .960 fielding percentage.
After his stint in the majors, Coulter continued playing in the minor leagues. On October 18, 1971, the Cardinals traded him, along with Jim Beauchamp, Harry Parker, and Chuck Taylor to the New York Mets for Art Shamsky, Jim Bibby, Rich Folkers, and Charlie Hudson.
Coulter lives in Toronto, Ohio.