Johnny Briggs (baseball)

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Johnny Briggs
Born: (1944-03-10) March 10, 1944 (age 70)
Paterson, New Jersey
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 17, 1964 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1975 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
Batting average .253
Home runs 139
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.

Briggs played high school baseball at Eastside High School in Paterson, and moved on to Seton Hall.[1]

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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  1. ^ Costello, Brian. "No. 9, Johnny Briggs", Herald News, July 13, 2003. Accessed November 28, 2007.

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