Slick Coffman Stats

Slick Coffman was born on Sunday, December 11, 1910, in Veto, Alabama. Coffman was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 21, 1937, with the Detroit Tigers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Slick Coffman baseball stats page.

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"I remember Opening Day, 1940. I had just come over to the Tigers and it was my first game in the American League. Slick Coffman was pitching for the St. Louis Browns that day and he knocked me down with his first pitch the first time I came up. Then he yelled, 'That's how we pitch in the American League.'" - Dick Bartell in Baseball Digest ('Bar-Tells 'Em', October 1961, Page 64)

Slick Coffman

Slick Coffeman Autograph on a 1940 Play Ball Reprint (#55 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1940pla02' title='1940 Play Ball Reprint Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Slick Coffeman Autograph on a 1940 Play Ball Reprint (#55 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
George David Coffman
Nickname:
Slick
Born On:
12-11-1910  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Veto, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-08-2003 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Birmingham, Alabama
Cemetery:
Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, Alabama
High School:
Athens High School (Athens, AL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
155
First Game:
05-21-1937 (Age 26)
Last Game:
09-17-1940
Draft:
Not Applicable

Slick Coffman

Slick Coffman Pitching Stats

1937 27 Tigers 28 5 15 7 5 .583 4.37 1 0 0 101.0 457 121 49 61 8 39 - 22 1 3 2 -
1938 28 Tigers 39 6 15 4 4 .500 6.02 1 0 2 95.2 444 120 64 70 6 48 - 31 1 0 0 -
1939 29 Tigers 23 1 10 2 1 .667 6.38 0 0 0 42.1 201 51 30 36 4 22 - 10 1 1 0 -
1940 30 Browns 31 4 10 2 2 .500 6.27 1 0 1 74.2 352 108 52 62 5 23 - 26 2 0 0 -
4 Years 121 16 50 15 12 .556 5.60 3 0 3 313.2 1,454 400 195 229 23 132 - 89 5 4 2 -

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Slick Coffman Hitting Stats

1937 27 Tigers 28 29 3 5 1 0 0 0 2 5 - 13 4 - 0 - .172 .294 .207
1938 28 Tigers 39 24 2 4 1 0 0 0 5 3 - 7 1 - 0 - .167 .259 .208
1939 29 Tigers 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .167 .000
1940 30 Browns 32 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 3 2 - 0 1 .200 .250 .200
4 Years 122 73 8 12 2 0 0 0 8 10 - 24 7 - 0 1 .164 .265 .192

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Slick Coffman Fielding Stats

1937 Tigers P 28 5 303 21 0.8 20 4 16 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.78
1938 Tigers P 39 6 287 17 0.4 17 1 16 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.60
1939 Tigers P 23 1 127 9 0.4 9 1 8 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.91
1940 Browns P 31 4 224 22 0.7 22 3 19 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.65
P Totals 121 16 941 69 0.6 68 9 59 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 1.95
4 Years 121 16 941 69 0.6 68 9 59 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 1.95

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Slick Coffman Miscellaneous Stats

1937 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 14.5 0.56 1.96 3.48
1938 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.4 4.8 0.65 2.92 4.52
1939 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.45 2.13 4.68
1940 Browns 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 5.0 15.0 1.13 3.13 2.77
4 Years 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 3.0 9.1 0.67 2.55 3.79

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Slick Coffman Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1937 Detroit Tigers 21 $1,800.00 - -
1938 Detroit Tigers 21 $5,000.00 - -
1939 Detroit Tigers 25 $5,000.00 - -
1940 St. Louis Browns 30 $5,000.00 - -
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