Former Baron Ray Coleman Passes Away

Ray Coleman, MLB and MiLB veteran, passed away on September 19.  Coleman split the 1956 Southern Association season between the Birmingham Barons and the Mobile Bears.

Thanks to Gary Bedingfield and his site, “Baseball in Wartime”, for this information.

Link below is to Coleman article on Gary’s site:

Ray Coleman Dies Aged 88

Gary’s blog also contains these recent articles concerning former Southern Association ballplayers:

Remembering Dave Coble

Remembering Hal Toenes

Remembering Al Piechota

Remembering Jim Oglesby

Remembering Minor Leaguer Frank Stare

Link below is to Gary’s site:

www.baseballinwartime.com

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~ by rickwood on October 25, 2010.

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