Thursday, August 1, 2013

1977 Topps Baseball #592 - Dan Briggs

  • Dan Briggs started the 1977 season with the Angels. Dan struggled at the plate and was sent to AAA Salt Lake City in mid-May. In mid-June Briggs was loaned to AAA Indianapolis. Dan was brought back to the Angels in mid-July and he stayed with the club for the rest of the season. Briggs was mostly a defensive replacement at first base in August and September.
  • Briggs coached at Denison University from 1989-1999.
  • Dan is now the co-owner of Big League Baseball School in Ohio. Someone isn't crazy about it. 
  • 1977 Stats:
    • California Angels - .162 (12 for 74) in 59 games
    • Salt Lake City Gulls (AAA) - .337 in 26 games
    • Indianapolis Indians (AAA) - .267 in 26 games
  • Other card blogs: 1979, 1980

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