Jack Coombs

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1882 – 1957

22 Views

Who was Jack Coombs?

John Wesley "Jack" Coombs, nicknamed "Colby Jack" after his alma mater, was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Philadelphia Athletics, Brooklyn Robins, and Detroit Tigers. Coombs set a number of records in the American League and World League which stand to this day, and, when he won 31 games while losing nine in 1910, he became one of only 13 pitchers to win 30 games in a season since 1900.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Nov 18, 1882
Le Grand
Profession
Education
  • Colby College
Died
Apr 15, 1957
Palestine

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Jack Coombs." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 6 Dec. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/jack_coombs>.

Discuss this Jack Coombs biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net