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
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 72–95
Earned run average 4.65
Strikeouts 372
Saves 38
Teams

Samuel Richard ("Dick") Coffman (December 18, 1906 – March 24, 1972) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher with the Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns, New York Giants, Boston Braves and Philadelphia Phillies between 1927 and 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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