François Gaignard is a utility man for the Hawks de La Guerche in Division Elite. He hit .196/.328/.250 in 2007 with 18 passed balls in 16 games behind the plate. In '08, Gaignard batted .232/.327/.263 while playing primarily first base. During 2009, the 27-year-old hit .349/.429/.372.
He appeared with the team in the 2008 Challenge de France finals.
2008 Challenge de France rosters http://www.ffbsc.org/imgs/docu/Statistiques_Elite_2009.pdf http://www.ffbsc.org/imgs/docu/Statistiques_Elite_2008.pdf http://www.ffbsc.org/imgs/docu/Statistiques_Elite_2007.pdf