Bruce Boisclair

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Bruce Armand Boisclair

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Bruce Boisclair played five seasons in the majors, accumulating over 1,000 at bats. He played with the New York Mets all five seasons.

Boisclair was drafted in the 20th round in the 1970 amateur draft and played in the rookie league at Marion that summer, at the age of 17. In 1972, he was at Visalia, hitting .348. After a season at Tidewater in 1974, he came up to the majors. He made his major league debut in the 23rd inning on September 11, 1974, as a pinch runner for Duffy Dyer. He spent 1975 back at Tidewater and then came up from good in 1976. He was a frequently-used fourth outfielder in 1976, 1977 and 1978, hitting .287, .293 and .224. He finished out his major league career in 1979 as the sixth outfielder. Boisclair was involved in a contract dispute with the Hanshin Tigers and the New York Mets after he joined Hanshin. After batting .246 with 8 homers and 26 RBI in 1980 in NPB, he tried and failed to make the Toronto Blue Jays in spring training 1981.

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