January 5, 2014

Jerry Coleman [1924-2014]



Jerry Coleman, the only major league player to see combat in two wars, was also an All-Star second baseman for the Yankees, the World Series MVP in 1950 and an iconic Padres broadcaster for 41 years, becoming famous for his numerous malaprops.

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Baseball Reference | malaprops

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