Tom Daniels

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tom Daniels pitched in the First Division and for the Belgian national team.

Daniels debuted with the 1996 Brasschaat Braves, allowing five runs in one inning and going 0 for 1. In 1997, he allowed one earned run in three innings and got a win; he was 5 for 14 with two walks and a homer on offense. Brasschaat won the title both years. In 1998, he hit .353/.425/.559 and did not pitch.

Moving to the Namur Angels, he batted .277/.351/.462 and was 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA in 1999. He played for Belgium in the 1999 European Championship but struggled in two mound appearances (2 1/3 IP, 6 H, 4 BB, 3 K, 3 R). He had the team's highest ERA at 11.57, .97 ahead of Erwin Maes. He ended his career with the 2000 Mortsel Stars, winning his third pennant. He posted a 14.73 ERA but hit .417/.509/.604. In a high-offense league, he would not have made the top 10 in average had he qualified (he did not have enough plate appearances).