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Jerry Coleman

Jerry Coleman waves his cap to the crowd during Yankees Old-Timer's Day in 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees, MLB Mourn Loss Of Jerry Coleman

Hall of Fame broadcaster Jerry Coleman, a former second baseman for the Bombers who interrupted his pro career to fly as a Marine Corps pilot in World War II and Korea, died Sunday. He was 89.

01/06/2014

San Diego Padres broadcaster Jerry Coleman (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Former Yankees Infielder And Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies At 89

The San Diego Padres say Hall of Fame broadcaster Jerry Coleman, a former major league ballplayer whose pro career was interrupted by two wars, has died after a brief illness. He was 89.

01/05/2014

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Yogi Berra And Other True MLB Heroes

We use the word “hero” very easily and far too lightly. Yes, in a secondary way it can refer to someone who is admired for outstanding qualities or achievements.

07/30/2012