John Briggs (baseball)

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John Briggs
Born: (1934-01-24) January 24, 1934 (age 80)
Natoma, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1956 for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 4, 1960 for the Kansas City Athletics
Career statistics
Win-Loss record 9–11
Earned run average 5.00
Innings 165⅔

Jonathan Tift Briggs (born January 24, 1934 in Natoma, California) is a retired American professional baseball player, a former pitcher who played in Major League Baseball for five seasons for the Chicago Cubs from 1956 to 1958, the Cleveland Indians from 1959 to 1960, and the Kansas City Athletics in 1960. He was dealt from the Indians to the A's in August of the 1960 season and lost his first start with his new team to the Boston Red Sox.[1]


  1. ^ "Red Sox avoid cellar with sweep". Sarasota Herald-Tribune (AP). 5 August 1960. p. 24. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

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