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 […]

Gil Coan

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 […]

Allie Clark

From 1947-153 Clark played in 358 games for four different teams. As a rookie, he was a member of the 1947 New York Yankees team that defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series. Clark had a hit in two at bats in the the Series. He returned the next year with the Cleveland Indians […]

Pete Castiglione

Castiglione spent parts of eight seasons in the major leagues, breaking in with the Pirates in 1947 and wrapping his career up with the Cardinals in 1954. A career .255 hitter, Castiglione hit his high-water mark for games played in 1951 when he appeared in 132 contests for Pittsburgh. He hit .261 that season with […]