Yankees, MLB Mourn Loss Of Jerry ColemanHall 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.
Former Yankees Infielder And Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies At 89The 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.
By The Numbers: Yogi Berra And Other True MLB HeroesWe 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.