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Baseball -- Coaching

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

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Collection of John Wesley Coombs Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS COOMBS-1
Abstract John Wesley ("Colby Jack") Coombs (1882-1957) was an early professional baseball player who set numerous records as a pitcher during his career with the Philadelphia Athletics, the Brooklyn Robins, and the Detroit Tigers. Following his playing career he was a successful coach of college baseball, notably at Duke University, and authored an influential guidebook for baseball instruction. The most successful professional athlete to come out of Colby, he was also the first student to graduate...
Dates: 1903 - 2006

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