Brandon Bridgers

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Brandon T. Bridgers

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Outfielder Brandon Bridgers played in the minor leagues for three seasons, from 1993 to 1995, all of them in the farm system of the Baltimore Orioles who drafted him in the 13th round of the 1993 amateur draft from Methodist College in Fayetteville, NC.

He is most famous for his role in the most lopsided game in college baseball history, on March 28, 1991, when Methodist College defeated Maryville University by a score of 43-0. This beat the previous record of 42 runs scored back in 1902. They scored 15 runs in the 1st inning alone, and Bridgers led the fireworks by collecting seven of his team's 34 hits.

He started off his pro career in the Appalachian League with the Bluefield Orioles of the Appalachian League in 1993, hitting .249/.357/.298 in 63 games. In 1994, he was with the Albany Polecats of the South Atlantic League, batting .260/.332/.354 in 119 games and hitting his only 3 professional homers. He scored 64 runs and stole 39 bases, but was also caught stealing 27 times. In 1995, he started the year with the Frederick Keys of the Carolina League, but was released after hitting .161 in 10 games, bringing his playing career to an end.

After baseball, he went into law enforcement and had a long and successful career with the Drug Enforcement Administration rising to staff supervisor with an expertise in cyber-crime investigations and illegal digital assets.

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