Jerry Coleman

Baseball Player

1924 –

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Who is Jerry Coleman?

Gerald Francis "Jerry" Coleman is a former Major League Baseball second baseman for the New York Yankees and manager of the San Diego Padres for one year. Currently, he is an analyst and former play-by-play radio announcer for the San Diego Padres. Coleman was named the rookie of the year in 1949 by Associated Press, and was an All-Star in 1950 and later that year was named the World Series most valuable player. His Yankees teams appeared in six World Series in his career, winning four times. Coleman served in the Korean War and World War II. He later became a broadcaster, and he was honored in 2005 by the National Baseball Hall of Fame with the Ford C. Frick Award for his broadcasting contributions.

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Born
Sep 14, 1924
San Jose
Also known as
  • Gerald Francis Coleman
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Lowell High School
    ( - 1942)
Lived in
  • San Jose

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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