May 6, 1951 |
|July 1, 1977, for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 20, 1978, for the Oakland Athletics|
Stephen Robert Staggs (born May 6, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman who played for two seasons. He played 72 games for the Toronto Blue Jays during the 1977 Toronto Blue Jays season and 47 games for the Oakland Athletics during the 1978 Oakland Athletics season.
Major League Career
Toronto Blue Jays (1977)
Staggs was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the third round of the 1971 MLB Draft, and remained in their minor league system through the 1976 season. On November 5, 1976, the Toronto Blue Jays selected Staggs in the 1976 MLB expansion draft.
Staggs made his Major League Baseball debut on July 1, 1977, going 2 for 5 in an 11-8 loss to the Texas Rangers. Staggs first career hit was a home run off of Rangers pitcher Doyle Alexander. Staggs finished the season appearing in 72 games with Toronto, batting .259 with 2 HR and 28 RBI.
Oakland Athletics (1978)
Staggs saw little playing time with the Oakland Athletics during the 1978 season, as he hit .244 with 0 HR and 0 RBI in 47 games with the Athletics.
Major League Career (1977-1978)
Staggs appeared in 119 career games, as he hit .255 with 2 HR and 28 RBI during his career.
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