Tommie Reynolds

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tommie Reynolds played eight years in the majors, appearing with four different teams (including both the Kansas City Athletics and Oakland Athletics, separated by a stint with the New York Mets). During 13 years in the minors, he hit .302 with 187 home runs.

Tommie was drafted by the Mets from the (KC) Athletics in the 1966 Rule V Draft, and drafted by the (Oakland) A's from the Mets in the 1968 Rule V Draft.

Reynolds is the cousin of Floyd Robinson.

He was more or less a regular with the A's in 1965 and again in 1969. In 1969, when he hit .257, the league average was .246. The A's finished in second place, with an outfield composed of Reynolds, Rick Monday and Reggie Jackson.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Larry Colton: Southern League, Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY, 2013.

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