Gordy Coleman

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February 6, 2013 by Elizabeth Metz

Coleman

First baseman, 1960-1967. Inducted 1972.

Power-hitting first baseman for the surprise 1961 pennant winning team and a good part of the decade.  Hit a critical 2-run home run in Game 2 against the Yankees to help secure the Reds’ only victory in the 1961 World Series.  Later served as TV color commentator and headed up the team speakers’ bureau.

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