Mark Wagner

1979 Topps

Wagner served as a backup infielder for three teams from 1976-1984. He came up with the Detroit Tigers in 1976 and played in 39 games. He enjoyed the best year of his career with Detroit in 1979, hitting .274 in 75 games. Wagner was dealt to the Texas Rangers in 1981. He spent three years in Arlington before joining the Oakland A’s for the final year of his MLB journey.


Wagner hit three career home runs. He mentions pitching against the Tigers on his questionnaire. This occurred during his last season in the bigs, while he was playing for the A’s.

Mark Wagner – career stats

Published by Chris

Writer, historian, father, intrepid traveller, journalist, punk rocker ... I am actually in the (a) Hall of Fame. They said to never trust anyone over 30 and now I am so far past that point, spinning aimlessly and still trying to figure out my place in the world.

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