Gordy Coleman
Gordon Calvin Coleman
 
 
Born: July 5, 1934 in Rockville, MD
Died: March 12, 1994 - 59 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 6'3" Wt: 208
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Cleveland Indians as an Amateur Free Agent in 1953
- Served in the military

Comparison

Comparison
First Basemen
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Willie McCovey
1959 - 1980
1B
64.4
Pl
 
71.7
-21.8
0.0
-14.6
2 Harmon Killebrew
1954 - 1975
1B
60.4
Pl
 
71.3
-18.8
0.0
-7.9
3 Tony Perez
1964 - 1986
1B
54.0
Pl
 
50.7
-6.9
0.0
-10.2
4 Norm Cash
1958 - 1974
1B
52.1
MIL
 
50.0
-9.3
0.0
-11.4
5 Orlando Cepeda
1958 - 1974
1B
50.1
Pl
 
50.1
-14.0
0.0
-14.0
6 Gil Hodges
1943 - 1963
1B
45.0
WW2
 
41.7
-5.4
0.0
-8.7
7 Boog Powell
1961 - 1977
1B
39.0
 
42.2
-14.2
0.0
-11.0
8 Bill White
1956 - 1969
1B
38.8
MIL
 
32.1
-3.2
0.0
-9.8
9 Ron Fairly
1958 - 1978
1B
35.2
 
34.5
-12.5
0.0
-13.2
10 Joe Adcock
1950 - 1966
1B
33.3
 
34.7
-10.4
0.0
-9.0
11 Bill Skowron
1954 - 1967
1B
27.0
 
23.2
-4.3
0.0
-8.0
12 Roy Sievers
1949 - 1965
1B
25.6
 
34.1
-17.2
0.0
-8.6
13 Wes Parker
1964 - 1972
1B
23.0
 
17.9
-3.0
0.0
-8.1
14 Don Mincher
1960 - 1972
1B
23.0
 
20.9
-4.8
0.0
-6.9
15 Joe Cunningham
1954 - 1966
1B
22.4
KOR
 
23.3
-6.2
0.0
-5.4
16 Norm Siebern
1956 - 1968
1B
20.9
 
21.6
-7.4
0.0
-6.8
17 Donn Clendenon
1961 - 1972
1B
19.8
 
19.2
-7.4
0.0
-8.1
18 Jim Gentile
1957 - 1966
1B
17.0
 
18.1
-5.7
0.0
-4.7
19 Vic Power
1954 - 1965
1B
15.5
 
9.4
-0.8
0.0
-6.9
20 Danny Cater
1964 - 1975
1B
10.7
 
10.0
-5.3
0.0
-6.0
21 Dale Long
1951 - 1963
1B
10.3
 
12.8
-6.5
0.0
-4.1
22 Joe Pepitone
1962 - 1973
1B
9.8
 
11.8
-8.8
0.0
-6.8
23 Tommy McCraw
1963 - 1975
1B
8.7
 
6.4
-5.5
0.0
-7.8
24 Ed Bouchee
1956 - 1962
1B
8.5
 
9.9
-4.7
0.0
-3.3
25 Mike Hegan
1964 - 1977
1B
8.4
 
6.8
-2.6
0.0
-4.2
26 Dick Stuart
1958 - 1969
1B
7.8
 
14.8
-12.9
0.0
-5.9
27 Gordy Coleman
1959 - 1967
1B
7.5
MIL
 
7.3
-3.4
0.0
-3.7
28 Tony Horton
1964 - 1970
1B
6.7
 
6.7
-3.6
0.0
-3.6
29 Ken Harrelson
1963 - 1971
1B
6.6
 
10.4
-8.5
0.0
-4.8
30 Dick Gernert
1952 - 1962
1B
6.5
 
5.8
-3.2
0.0
-4.0
31 Deron Johnson
1960 - 1976
1B
6.2
 
12.1
-15.1
0.0
-9.2
32 Norm Larker
1958 - 1963
1B
5.5
 
5.0
-2.4
0.0
-3.0
33 Steve Bilko
1949 - 1962
1B
4.9
 
4.1
-1.4
0.0
-2.2
34 Ed Kranepool
1962 - 1979
1B
4.2
 
5.6
-11.0
0.0
-9.6
35 Frank Torre
1956 - 1963
1B
3.9
 
3.4
-1.7
0.0
-2.1
36 Fred Whitfield
1962 - 1970
1B
3.0
 
5.0
-5.3
0.0
-3.3
37 Rich Reese
1964 - 1973
1B
2.2
 
2.7
-4.2
0.0
-3.8
38 Tim Harkness
1961 - 1964
1B
1.8
 
0.5
0.3
0.0
-0.9
39 Jim Marshall
1958 - 1962
1B
0.6
 
1.6
-2.3
0.0
-1.2
40 Marv Throneberry
1955 - 1963
1B
0.4
 
1.3
-2.8
0.0
-1.9
41 Rick Herrscher
1962 - 1962
1B
0.2
 
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
42 Deacon Jones
1962 - 1966
1B
0.2
 
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
43 Pidge Browne
1962 - 1962
1B
0.1
KOR
 
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
44 Cal Emery
1963 - 1963
1B
-0.0
 
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
45 Harry Bright
1958 - 1965
1B
-0.1
 
0.7
-1.4
0.0
-0.6
46 Ray Barker
1960 - 1967
1B
-0.2
 
-0.1
-0.6
0.0
-0.6
47 Tom Burgess
1954 - 1962
1B
-0.2
 
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
48 Bill Roman
1964 - 1965
1B
-0.4
 
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
49 Hal Jones
1961 - 1962
1B
-0.4
 
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
50 Moe Morhardt
1961 - 1962
1B
-0.4
 
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
 
  Gordy Coleman
1959 - 1967
1B
7.5
MIL
 
7.3
-3.4
0.0
-3.7
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