Randy Cooper

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Randall G. Cooper

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

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Biographical Information[edit]

Randy Cooper played minor league baseball in 1954 and 1955, suiting up for the Lexington Colts, Miami Beach Flamingos/Greater Miami Flamingos, Greenville Spinners and West Palm Beach Indians. He hit around the Mendoza Line for his career, but he played in pitcher-friendly leagues. In 1955, he had the second-most chances without an error by a Florida State League outfielder.

Per his obituary, he played college football at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology, where he earned Little All-American honors his senior season. He then served in the Korean War from 1951 to 1954. He was inducted into WVU Tech's Hall of Fame in 1961.

Following his playing career, he became a teacher and coach at Seacrest High School. He remained there after it became Atlantic Community High School.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Paul Heidelberg: "Senior Athletes Prepare For Event". Sun-Sentinel. October 22, 1985.[1]