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Joseph Patrick Coleman (July 30, 1922 - April 9, 1997) born in Medford, Massachusetts was a Pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1942 and 1946-51 and 1953), Baltimore Orioles (1954-55) and Detroit Tigers (1955). He is the father of Joe Coleman.

He was named to the 1948 American League All-Star Team.

He finished 19th in voting for the 1954 American League MVP for having a 13-17 Win-Loss record, 33 Games, 32 Games Started, 15 Complete Games, 4 Shutouts, 221 ⅓ Innings Pitched, 184 Hits Allowed, 102 Runs Allowed, 86 Earned Runs Allowed, 16 Home Runs Allowed, 96 Walks Allowed, 103 Strikeouts, 3 Hit Batsmen, 1 Wild Pitch, 912 Batters Faced and a 3.50 ERA.

In 10 seasons he had a 52-76 Win-Loss record, 223 Games, 140 Games Started, 60 Complete Games, 11 Shutouts, 55 Games Finished, 6 Saves, 1,134 Innings Pitched, 1,172 Hits Allowed, 616 Runs Allowed, 552 Earned Runs Allowed, 92 Home Runs Allowed, 566 Walks Allowed, 444 Strikeouts, 13 Hit Batsmen, 19 Wild Pitches, 4,993 Batters Faced, 3 Balks and a 4.38 ERA.

He died in Ft. Myers, Florida at the age of 74.

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