Why Doesn’t Retired Padres’ Infielder Mike Champion Receive a MLB Pension?

November 12, 2017

In three seasons with the San Diego Padres, from 1976-1978, Mike Champion appeared in 193 games, scored 42 runs, came up to bat 598 times, collected 137 hits, including 16 doubles, eight triples, two home runs, and had 49 runs batted in. A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Robert Michael Champion attended Foothill High School, in Santa Ana, California. He turned 62 this past February. Champion and 500 other men are…