Choo-Choo Coleman

Choo-Choo Coleman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Clarence "Choo-Choo" Coleman was a Major League Baseball player who played catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets.Coleman was born in Orlando, Florida on August 25, 1937. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Senators at age 18. He was released by the Senators and signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers, then taken by the Philadelphia Phillies in the rule V draft. In 1961, he appeared in 34 games for the Phillies, getting hit by a pitch in his first Major League at bat.He would hit only .128 for the Phillies that year in 47 at bats. The Phillies finished in last place that year, a spot soon to be taken over by the expansion New York Mets franchise. In the off-season, the Mets selected Coleman in the expansion draft. He would play parts of three seasons for the Mets, hitting .205 in 415 at bats.
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135956671
  • 9786135956672