Before signing as a free agent with New York, Coleman led the National League in stolen bases in every season he played with the Cardinals (1985â1990), becoming one of just four players ever to lead his league in six consecutive seasons. Coleman earned Rookie of the Year honors in 1985 after stealing 110 bases. Patrick Vincent "Vince" Coleman (March 13, 1872 - December 6, 1917) was a Canadian train dispatcher who lost his life during the Halifax Explosion while he warned an oncoming train about the pending disaster. Today he is remembered as one of the heroic figures from the disaster. On January 5, 1994, Coleman was traded to the Royals for Kevin McReynolds. Coleman was eventually groomed by the studios to become a leading man and had starring roles in the 1921 George Fawcett directed remake of the 1914 Mary Pickford comedy film Such A Little Queen and The Magic Cup, released the same year before returning to Broadway in July 1921 to star in the Sam H. Harris produced play While at Florida A&M, Coleman was also a kicker and punter on the Florida A&M Rattlers football team, where he followed in the footsteps of his cousin, Greg Coleman, who was also a punter at Florida A&M in the 1970s and went on to a 12-year career in the National Football League. Coleman stole over 100 bases in each of the following two seasons as well, making him the only player in the 20th century to post three consecutive seasons of 100 or more steals and the first player in Major League history to steal 100 bases in the first three seasons of their career. Sacrificial Hero. In 1985, Coleman declared, "I don't know nothin' about him. Coleman came to the Mets after six outstanding seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? The Mets seemingly had enough and tried to trade him, but there were no takers. 1978 Florida A&M Rattlers footballâNCAA Division I-AA national champions, 1978 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game, List of Major League Baseball stolen base records, List of Major League Baseball individual streaks, List of Major League Baseball career stolen bases leaders, List of Major League Baseball annual stolen base leaders, "White Sox excited to bring Vince Coleman on board - Dan Hayes, Comcast SportsNet January 24, 2015", "Coleman's mission: Improve baserunning, Giants want to be more aggressive, smarter on bases", "Career Leaders & Records for Stolen Bases", "The day the tarp ate Vince Coleman | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com", "Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season - Jonathan Eig - Books - Review", "Coleman's Tarnished Met Career Is Finished", "White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor", "White Sox coach Vince Coleman believes base-stealing a lost art", National League season stolen base leaders, April 18,Â 1985,Â for theÂ St. Louis Cardinals, April 14,Â 1997,Â for theÂ Detroit Tigers, Sixth all-time for career stolen bases (752), National League Rookie of the Year (1985), Most stolen bases in a season by a rookie, with 110 in 1985. Nice People opposite renowned stage actress Tallulah Bankhead.. Vince had three singles, two runs scored and a stolen base in the Mets' 14-1 win over the Giants on June 1 at Shea. In 1991, he led the team with 5 triples and 37 stolen bases. In 1981, he set the all-time single-season stolen base record at Florida A&M, with 65 steals in 69 attempts. Occupation Vince Coleman was an outfielder for the Mets from 1991 to 1993. He was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. In 1991, he led the team with 5 triples and 37 stolen bases. Immediately thereafter Mont-Blanc caught fire, and the crew abandoned ship. He was a switch hitter and threw right-handed. The explosion injured three children, including a two-year-old, Amanda Santos. He stole 145 bases in a single season with the Macon Redbirds of the South Atlantic League in 1983; Coleman did so despite missing a month of the season with a broken hand. A young girl was hurt and Vince had to serve 200 hours of Community Service, Missed the 1985 World Series after getting rolled up in the tarp machine. He had three singles, a stolen base and a run scored in a 9-3 Mets victory over the Pirates at Pittsburgh on April 15. Coleman came to the Mets after six outstanding seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals. Vince singled, tripled and scored twice in the Mets' 8-1 triumph over the Cubs at Chicago on May 29. On August 26, the Mets announced that as part of a general housecleaning of the clubhouse, Coleman would not return in 1994. Edward Norton. He further demonstrated his speed and basestealing ability with 101 steals for the Louisville Redbirds of the American Association in 1984, before being called up to the majors. Motion Picture Magazine, 1920. Friends/Allies He also had a run-scoring single to put the Mets ahead to stay in a 7-1 win over the Pirates on August 7 at Shea. No information Vincent Maurice Coleman (born September 22, 1961) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player, best known for his years with the St. Louis Cardinals. Vincent Coleman (February 16, 1900 – October 26, 1971) was an American stage and film actor of the silent film era of the late 1910s and early 1920s. He had a .270 batting average in 235 games in his three seasons with the team. He played for the Reds in 1996 and ended his career with the Tigers in 1997. https://metwiki.com/index.php?title=Vince_Coleman&oldid=25862. At Montreal on April 21, Coleman had two singles, a triple and a stolen base in the Mets' 9-5 win over the Expos. Coleman was made into a hero for his actions for preventing more deaths from the disaster. He had four singles and a run scored in a 3-1 Mets win over the Giants at San Francisco on July 17. Vince Coleman (born 1961), American baseball player; Vince Courville (born 1959), American football player; Vince Dooley (born 1932), American football coach; Vince DiMaggio (1912–1986), American baseball player, older brother of Joe DiMaggio; Vince Gill (born 1957), American country music singer, songwriter and musician Vince completed the '95 season with the Seattle Mariners.  Three months later, Coleman was charged with endangerment when he threw a lit firecracker into a crowd of baseball fans waiting for autographs in the Dodger Stadium parking lot. However, after failing to receive a promotion to St. Louis, Coleman elected to retire in May 1998. Vince Coleman Born February 16, 1900. $12 Million. He missed 215 games (out of a possible 486) due to numerous injuries and suspensions. Coleman had 99 stolen bases and 146 runs scored as a Met. A two-time all-star, Coleman never batted .300 and hit a career-high 6 home runs in 1990. He stole second and third base in the same inning 13 times that year. The film proved to be a colossal financial disappointment however and Coleman's film career never recovered and the young actor became disillusioned with film. In June, he recorded his 500th stolen base in just his 804th game, the fewest that any player has needed to reach that milestone. for the Chicago White Sox during the 2015 season. âª STL@PHI: Coleman steals 100th base of 1985, âª STL@NYM: Coleman reaches 100 stolen bases in 1987, âª Vince Coleman Diving Catches Kansas City Royals, âª The Greatest Baseball Fight Cardinals July 22 1986 St. Louis Busch Stadium, âª Vince Coleman and Tarp Talk at the World Series. Vincent Coleman (February 16, 1900 – October 26, 1971) was an American stage and film actor of the silent film era of the late 1910s and early 1920s. Coleman's final season in the major leagues came in 1997 with the Detroit Tigers, where he again received limited playing time and little success on the basepaths or elsewhere. Led the Major Leagues in stolen bases four times (1985â87, 1990), Led the National League in stolen bases six consecutive years (1985â90), Holds an MLB record with 50 consecutive stolen bases without being caught stealing (September 18, 1988 through July 26, 1989), Career statistics and player information from. No information  Coleman then returned to filmmaking to play a variety of juvenile roles for such film studios as Fox, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, First National and Paramount opposite such actors as Corinne Griffith, Mae Murray, Constance Talmadge and Constance Binney. Family The last man to steal 100 bases in a season, in 1987. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. Full Name Coleman made only two more motion pictures (both released in 1923); Has The World Gone Mad! Alias Origin By the end of only his second year, his 217 stolen bases were second in Cardinal history behind Lou Brock's 888, just ahead of the 203 by Jack Smith. He had three singles and two runs scored in a 10-5 Mets win over the Cardinals on May 31 at St. Louis. Vincent Maurice Coleman (born September 22, 1961) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player, best known for his years with the St. Louis Cardinals.