Dan Monzon

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Daniel Francisco Monzon

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Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Danny Monzon was a utility player who spent two years with the Minnesota Twins in 1972 and 1973. He had a good batting eye judging from his walk rate but also displayed limited power. Relegated to many pinch hitting and pinch running appearances, with some infield games mixed in, Monzon concluded his major league stay with a .244/.342/.275 split covering 94 games and 154 plate appearances. He continued playing but at the AAA level for 4 more seasons (1974-1977). Monzon managed in the New York Mets chain from 1978 to 1982. He scouted for the Mets from 1983 until 1986. He was then a scouting supervisor and national cross checker for the Chicago White Sox (1987-?) and Chicago Cubs (?-1994). Monzon died in an automobile accident at age 49. At the time of his death, Monzon was the Boston Red Sox Latin American scouting coordinator.

He played for James Monroe High School and New York Cavaliers sandlot in Bronx, NY.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1978 Wausau Mets Midwest League 55-81 6th New York Mets
1979 Grays Harbor Mets Northwest League 19-52 8th New York Mets
1980 Little Falls Mets New York-Penn League 40-33 3rd New York Mets
1981 Shelby Mets South Atlantic League 59-83 7th New York Mets
1982 Lynchburg Mets Carolina League 65-71 6th New York Mets Lost in 1st round

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