Jim Cosman

Jim Cosman
Born: (1943-02-19)February 19, 1943
Brockport, New York
Died: January 7, 2013(2013-01-07) (aged 69)
Roswell, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 2, 1966, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
April 30, 1970, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2–0
Earned run average 3.05
Strikeouts 16

James Henry Cosman (February 19, 1943 – January 7, 2013) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.[1][2]

After baseball, Cosman worked in the waste management industry, as an executive for Browning Ferris Industries and as CEO of Republic Services until his retirement in 2000.[3]

A longtime resident of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, he died at his home in Roswell, Georgia at age 69.[4]


  1. "Jim Cosman Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-1-5.
  2. AltObituaries.com – Jim Cosman, 69; Pitched for Cardinals, Cubs
  3. Bob Netherton (23 February 2011). "Jim Cosman – Saving the 1967 Season". Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  4. "TribLIVE Obituaries - Cosman Sr., James H. 69". Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2013.

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