Johnny Briggs (baseball)
March 10, 1944 |
Paterson, New Jersey
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|April 17, 1964 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 1975 for the Minnesota Twins|
|Runs batted in||507|
John Edward Briggs (born March 10, 1944 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1964–1971), Milwaukee Brewers (1971–1975) and Minnesota Twins (1975). He batted and threw left-handed.
In a 12-season major league career, Briggs posted a .253 batting average with 139 home runs and 507 RBI in 1366 games played. After his last season in MLB, he played one season in Japan for the Lotte Orions in 1976.
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