Friday, March 19, 2010

1976 Topps #387 - Mike Miley

Mike Miley was a shortstop for the California Angels in 1975 and 1976. Miley was the #1 draft pick of the Angels in 1974. Mike had a good year in AA in 1974, batting .288 in 84 games. Miley started the 1975 season with AAA Salt Lake City and was called up to the Angels in July. Mike batted .174 in 79 games for the Angels in 1975.

Miley was with Salt Lake City for most of the 1976 season. He was a September call-up for the Angels and batted .184 in 38 at bats.

Mike died in a one-car accident in Baton Rouge, Louisana on January 6, 1977. Mike Miley: One More Tragedy for the Angels - Baseball Digest April 1977.

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