Dick Coffman

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Dick Coffman
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Pitcher
Born: (1906-12-18)December 18, 1906
Veto, Alabama
Died: March 24, 1972(1972-03-24) (aged 65)
Athens, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 28, 1927 for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
June 28, 1945 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Win-loss record 72-95
Earned run average 4.65
Strikeouts 372
Teams
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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