Coan spent 11 years in the big leagues, playing for four different teams from 1946-1956. He played over 100 games a season for the Washington Senators from 1948-1952. His best season was 1951 when he hit .303 for Washington with 85 runs scored and 62 RBI. He hit 25 doubles and nine home runs that season and finished with MVP votes. For his career, Coan was a .254 hitter in 918 big league games. Coan is currently the oldest living former New York Giant.
Gil Coan – career stats