John Knox (baseball)

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John Knox
Second baseman
Born: (1948-07-26) July 26, 1948 (age 68)
Newark, New Jersey
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 1, 1972, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1975, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average .274
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 11

John Clinton Knox (born July 26, 1948) is an American former professional baseball player. He was a second baseman in Major League Baseball who played in four seasons with the Detroit Tigers from 1972 to 1975. He batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 170 pounds (77 kg).

Knox attended Bowling Green State University and was drafted by the Tigers in the eighth round of the 1970 Major League Baseball Draft. He played in 124 games for the Tigers, 69 at second base. Knox had a career batting average of .274 with a .335 on-base percentage, 60 hits, 21 runs, 11 RBIs, and seven stolen bases. His best season was 1974, when he hit .307 and played in a career-high 55 games.

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