Frank Coggins

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Frank Coggins
Second baseman
Born: (1944-05-22)May 22, 1944
Griffin, Georgia
Died: October 30, 1994(1994-10-30) (aged 50)
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1967, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
July 30, 1972, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average .215
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 15

Franklin Coggins (May 22, 1944 – October 30, 1994) was an American professional baseball player. A switch-hitting native of Griffin, Georgia, who primarily played second base and shortstop, Coggins stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall, weighed 187 pounds (85 kg), and threw right-handed.

Coggins' professional career lasted 11 seasons (1963–1973). He played parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball as a second baseman with the Washington Senators (1967–1968) and Chicago Cubs (1972). His most sustained period in the Major Leagues came with the 1968 Senators, for whom he appeared in 62 games and batted .175 with 30 hits in 171 at bats, including six doubles and one triple.[1]

Coggins died at age 50 in Atlanta.