Tuesday, March 29, 2016

1939 Play Ball #24: Dick Coffman, New York Giants, P

     Dick Coffman played in the majors from 1927-1945 for 5 different teams: Senators, Browns, Giants, Braves/Bees, and Phillies.  1939 was his last of a 4-year stint with the Giants that included two World Series appearances against the Yankees in 1936 and 1937.  In 1938, Coffman led the league in Saves, Games Finished, and Games Played.  Coffman served mostly as a closer during his time with the Giants although he had started as many as 30 games with the Browns and Senators during his earlier years.  



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