Jim Coates

An All Star in 1960, Coates spent nine years in the big leagues, pitching primarily for the Yankees. He broke in to the majors in 1956, pitching two games for New York before returning to the minor leagues. He did not return to the Yankees until 1959 when he went 6-1 with three saves in 37 […]

Dick Cole

An infielder, Cole played six years in the big leagues for three different teams, mostly the Pittsburgh Pirates. Mostly a reserve, Cole did have one season where he started for the Pirates. He played 138 games in 1954, hitting .270 in the process. The season marked his career highs in almost every offensive category. The […]

Del Crandall

An eight-time all star, Crandall was one of the top catchers in the baseball for most of his lengthy playing career – which stretched from 1949 – 1966. He broke in with the Boston Braves in 1949 and stuck around for the 1950 season as well. He spent 1951-1952 in the military but returned in 1953 when […]

Joe Cunningham

A two-time all star, Cunningham played 12 seasons in the big leagues, breaking in with St. Louis in 1954, then making a three-year stop with the Chicago White Sox, before retiring with Washington in 1966. Along the way he had a couple of outstanding seasons. His best was probably 1959 when he hit .345 for […]