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On this Date 1906 - HOF Jack Coombs Debuts for Athletics

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 07/05/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Jack Coombs made his major league baseball debut for the Philadelphia Athletics. Coombs went on to post a 158-110...

July 5, 1906 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Jack Coombs made his major league baseball debut for the Philadelphia Athletics. Coombs went on to post a 158-110 career pitching mark in the majors and wound up serving as head baseball coach at Duke University for 24 years.  He joined the NCSHOF in 1987.

Jack Coombs - NCSHOF