Posts tagged: Baseball players who played in Spokane
Yes, I have mentioned Clarence before. And with a nickname like his, I will mention him again.
Mr. Coleman was in Spokane in 1961.
That's right, the guy on the left — Jim Gentile.
That the baseball player below, Armando Galarraga — the pitcher famously robbed of a perfect game by a blown call in 2010 — once played for the Spokane Indians?
Well, at least two of these spell “Veradale” correctly..
If you don't follow baseball, the onetime Spokane Indian led all players in votes for a spot in the upcoming major league all star game.
And, as you can see, he spent part of the 1961 season in Spokane.
Well, now that this is posted, I see it is virtually impossible to read. But if you had Superman vision you might note that he was here in 1967, 1968 and 1969.
Kinsler played for the Spokane Indians in 2003.
You might remember Cora from his years in Seattle.
Bud pitched for the Spokane Indians in 1981.
If you are thinking Jerry Don looks familiar, it could be that you are confusing him with actor William H. Macy, who also did a stint in Spokane — in the movie “Benny & Joon.”
Sakata spent all or parts of three seasons in Spokane in the 1970s.
I seem to recall that my former colleague, Susan English, has some stories about this guy.
Born in Montana, he attended Lewis & Clark High School and WSU (then WSC), and played minor league ball here. He faced indecent exposure charges here as a young adult.