Pip Koehler

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Pip Koehler
Born: (1902-01-16)January 16, 1902
Gilbert, Pennsylvania
Died: December 8, 1986(1986-12-08) (aged 84)
Tacoma, Washington
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1925, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 12, 1925, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .000
Home runs 0

Horace Levering "Pip" Koehler (January 16, 1902 in Gilbert, Pennsylvania – December 8, 1986 in Tacoma, Washington) was a Major League Baseball outfielder. He played only one season (1925) with the New York Giants. He was a small athlete at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), 165 pounds, who threw and batted right-handed. Koehler attended Penn State University.

On April 22, 1925, Koehler made his big league debut at the age of 23. He ended up appearing in only 12 games and collecting 2 at-bats. He struck out once and scored one run, but didn't collect a single hit. Used primarily as a pinch runner, Koehler was flawless in the field.

He played his final game on September 12, 1925.

Koehler died on December 8, 1986. He was interred in Calvary Cemetery in Tacoma, Washington.

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