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Daniel Paul Coulombe
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 10", Weight 185 lb.
- School South Mountain Community College, University of Southern California, Texas Tech University
- High School Chaparral High School (Scottsdale)
- Debut September 16, 2014
Coulombe's grandfather, Bertrand "Frenchy" Coulombe, was a flight engineer in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was part of the crew of a B-17 bomber that was hit by enemy fire during a bombing raid over Germany; a German fighter plane came up behind the aircraft, but declined to shoot it down, sparing the crew from almost certain death. Years later, the pilot was identified and met his American counterpart, the story being turned into the book A Higher Call, by Adam Makos.
- Ken Gurnick: "German pilot gives Coulombe a shot at Dodgers roster: Bullpen hopeful recalls how grandfather was spared in WWII", mlb.com, March 13, 2015.