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Sydney Harry "Syd" Cohen
Birth: May 7, 1906
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1988
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was the younger brother of New York Giant infielder Andy Cohen. He spent three seasons in the major leagues as a pitcher with the Washington Senators. He played collegiate baseball at the University of Alabama and Southern Methodist University. Following college he played in the Arizona State League as a member of the Bisbee Bees and in the Pacific Coast League as a member of the Portland Beavers and Hollywood Stars. He made his major league debut in 1934 at the age of 28. He holds the distinction of being the last pitcher to both strike out and allow Babe Ruth's final home run as a member of the New York Yankees. He appeared in 55 games during his big league career pitching two complete games, compiling a record of three wins and seven losses. Following his major league career he returned to the minor leagues as a head coach leading the Juarez Indios to their first title in the Arizona-Texas League. In 1990, El Paso's new ballpark "Cohen Stadium" was opened and dedicated in his honor. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Lena Dishart Cohen (1884 - 1963)
 
 Sibling:
  Andrew Howard Cohen (1904 - 1988)*
  Sydney Harry Cohen (1906 - 1988)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
B'nai Zion Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Sep 13, 2006
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Sydney Harry Syd Cohen
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Sydney Harry Syd Cohen
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- bob tarte
 Added: Jul. 18, 2014
Thank you, Syd, for being such a kind mentor to me when I was in the bowling leagues at Red Rooster in the early '70's. You weren't just a great baseball player, but you were a pretty good bowler, too!
- Elizabeth Ovalle
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
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- Thelma
 Added: May. 6, 2011
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