December 18, 1906|
|Died: March 24, 1972
|April 28, 1927 for the Washington Senators|
Last MLB appearance
|June 28, 1945 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||4.65|
Career highlights and awards
Samuel Richard (Dick) Coffman (December 18, 1906 – March 24, 1972) was a middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1927 through 1945, he played for the Washington Senators (1927, 1932), St. Louis Browns (1928–1932, 1933–1935), New York Giants (1936–1939), Boston Braves (1940) and Philadelphia Phillies (1945). Coffman batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Veto, Alabama.
In a 15-season career, Coffman posted a 72–95 record with a 4.65 ERA and 38 saves in 472 appearances (132 as a starter). In 1938, he led the National League in appearances (51), saves (12) and games finished (35).
Coffman died in Athens, Alabama, at the age of 65.
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