Rockies Vote Full World Series Share To Coolbaugh's Widow
Monday, November 26th 2007, 1:16 pm
By: News On 6
NEW YORK (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have voted a full World Series share to the widow of Tulsa Drillers coach Mike Coolbaugh. Mandy Coolbaugh will receive $233,505 dollars. The Rockies players agreed earlier to give her a full share.
Mike Coolbaugh was killed when he was hit by a foul ball while coaching a game in July.
The money comes from a players' pool which includes 60 percent of ticket money from the first four games of the World Series, the first four games of the league championship series and the first three games of each division series.
The Rockies lost to Boston in the World Series. A full share for the Red Sox is more than $308,000.
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