Coot Veal Stats

Coot Veal was born on Saturday, July 9, 1932, in Sandersville, Georgia. Veal was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 30, 1958, 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 Coot Veal baseball stats page.

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Coot Veal

Coot Veal Autograph on a 1959 Topps Baseball Card (#52 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1959top01' title='1959 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Coot Veal Autograph on a 1959 Topps Baseball Card (#52 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Orville Inman Veal
Nickname:
Coot
Born On:
07-09-1932  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Sandersville, Georgia
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Lanier High School (Sugar Hill, GA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
07-30-1958 (Age 26)
Last Game:
06-20-1963
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Coot Veal Pitching Stats

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Coot Veal Hitting Stats

1958 26 Tigers 58 207 29 53 10 2 0 0 16 14 0 21 6 2 1 9 .256 .304 .324
1959 27 Tigers 77 89 12 18 1 0 1 0 15 8 1 7 4 1 1 0 .202 .273 .247
1960 28 Tigers 27 64 8 19 5 1 0 0 8 11 0 7 3 0 0 3 .297 .400 .406
1961 29 Senators 69 218 21 44 10 0 0 0 8 19 0 29 10 2 3 3 .202 .273 .248
1962 30 Pirates 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1963 31 Tigers 15 32 5 7 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 4 0 1 0 4 .219 .297 .219
6 Years 247 611 75 141 26 3 1 0 51 56 1 69 23 6 5 19 .231 .298 .288

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Coot Veal Fielding Stats

1958 Tigers SS 58 58 1,506 260 4.5 255 95 160 5 30 n/a n/a n/a .981 4.57
1959 Tigers SS 72 25 870 159 2.2 153 57 96 6 16 n/a n/a n/a .962 4.75
1960 Tigers 2B 1 1 27 3 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1960 Tigers 3B 3 1 33 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1960 Tigers SS 22 18 456 80 3.6 79 26 53 1 10 n/a n/a n/a .988 4.68
1961 Senators SS 63 57 1,530 310 4.9 302 130 172 8 43 n/a n/a n/a .974 5.33
1963 Tigers SS 12 9 249 50 4.2 49 14 35 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 5.31
SS Totals 227 167 4,611 859 3.8 838 322 516 21 100 n/a n/a n/a .976 4.91
3B Totals 3 1 33 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
2B Totals 1 1 27 3 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
5 Years 231 169 4,671 865 3.7 844 326 518 21 100 n/a n/a n/a .976 4.88

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Coot Veal Miscellaneous Stats

1958 Tigers 1 1 .500 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.9 12.9 - - -
1959 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 8 n/a 89.0 12.7 5.9 - - -
1960 Tigers 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 0.0 9.1 8.0 - - -
1961 Senators 1 8 .111 4 4 n/a 0.0 7.5 27.3 - - -
1962 Pirates 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 - - -
1963 Tigers 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 8.0 - - -
6 Years 2 9 .182 11 12 n/a 611.0 8.9 12.0 - - -

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Coot Veal Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1958 Detroit Tigers 23 , 45 Undetermined - -
1959 Detroit Tigers 23 Undetermined - -
1960 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1961 Washington Senators 5 Undetermined - -
1962 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Undetermined - -
1963 Detroit Tigers 28 Undetermined - -
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