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Jim Coates Autograph on a 1967 Topps (#401)
photo credit: lonepine
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Birthday 4 August, 1932
Birthplace Farnham, VA
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
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James Alton Coates (born August 4, 1932 in Farnham, Virginia) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. A right-hander, Coates pitched for the New York Yankees (1956, 1959–62), Washington Senators (1963), Cincinnati Reds (1963) and California Angels (1965–67).

MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1956 NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1959 NYY 37 21 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 0.095 0.136 0.095
1960 NYY 35 48 10 12 4 0 0 6 0 2 20 0.250 0.294 0.333
1961 NYY 43 35 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 0.029 0.081 0.029
1962 NYY 50 32 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 17 0.125 0.152 0.125
1963 CIN 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.000 0.000
1963 WSA 20 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.000 0.000 0.000
1965 CAL 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000
1966 CAL 9 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.091 0.091 0.091
1967 CAL 25 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.333 0.333 0.667
Career 247 160 14 21 5 0 0 7 0 5 93 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1956 NYY 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000
1959 NYY 37 4 100 7 17 2 0 0.923
1960 NYY 35 18 149 9 15 4 1 0.857
1961 NYY 43 11 141 12 19 2 2 0.939
1962 NYY 50 6 117 6 12 2 2 0.900
1963 CIN 9 0 16 0 4 0 0 1.000
1963 WSA 20 2 44 2 6 0 2 1.000
1965 CAL 17 0 28 1 6 2 0 0.778
1966 CAL 9 4 31 3 3 0 0 1.000
1967 CAL 25 1 52 4 8 0 2 1.000
Career 247 46 - 44 91 12 9 -

MLB Pitching Statistics

Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1956 NYY 0-0 13.50 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 3 4 0
1959 NYY 6-1 2.87 37 4 2 0 3 100 89 39 32 36 64
1960 NYY 13-3 4.28 35 18 6 2 1 149 139 78 71 66 73
1961 NYY 11-5 3.44 43 11 4 1 5 141 128 60 54 53 80
1962 NYY 7-6 4.44 50 6 0 0 6 117 119 62 58 50 67
1963 CIN 0-0 5.51 9 0 0 0 0 16 21 10 10 7 11
1963 WSA 2-4 5.28 20 2 0 0 0 44 51 29 26 21 31
1965 CAL 2-0 3.54 17 0 0 0 3 28 23 13 11 16 15
1966 CAL 1-1 3.98 9 4 1 1 0 31 32 16 14 10 16
1967 CAL 1-2 4.30 25 1 0 0 0 52 47 26 25 23 39
Career 43-22 - 247 46 13 4 18 - 650 336 304 286 396

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2007 The Blacksmith and the Carpenter Lame Man
1999 ESPN SportsCentury Himself
1960 1960 World Series Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher

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