Merle Coleman

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Merle H. Coleman

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 4"

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Merle Coleman played in the minor leagues from 1935 to 1949, missing the 1942-1945 seasons. Coleman pitched mainly in the low minors but pitched 3 games in the International League in 1936, less than 10 games in the Texas League in 1939-1940 and 5 games in the Southern Association in 1941.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1940 Texarkana Liners East Texas League -- none -- replaced Abe Miller / replaced by Clair Bates
1946 Natchez Giants Evangeline League 87-46 2nd none Lost in 1st round
1947 Abbeville Athletics Evangeline League 53-78 8th none
1948 Odessa Oilers Longhorn League 57-34 2nd Dallas Eagles Lost in 1st round replaced Bill Davis (24-24) on June 11
1949 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 40-41 -- none -- replaced by Art Phelan (35-24) on July 10