Mike Coolbaugh Joins Tulsa StaffJuly 3, 2007 - Texas League (TL) Tulsa Drillers
Mike Coolbaugh replaces Orlando Merced on manager Stu Cole's staff. Merced was forced to resign last month for personal reasons.
Coolbaugh enjoyed a 17-year professional playing career, spending parts of eight seasons at the Triple A level. He collected over 1,600 hits, including 258 homers, and over 1,000 runs batted in his minor league career. This is his first coaching assignment.
The 35-year-old Coolbaugh is expected to join the Drillers during the team's road trip to San Antonio and Corpus Christi.
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