Born: August 30, 1894|
Died: May 7, 1966 (aged 71)|
|April 16, #REDIRECT Template:Baseball year for the Washington Senators|
Last MLB appearance
|September 5, #REDIRECT Template:Baseball year for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||992|
Career highlights and awards
Edmund John "Bing" Miller (August 30, 1894 – May 7, 1966) was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and coach. Born in Vinton, Iowa, he was 6' (183 cm) tall and weighed 185 pounds (84 kg) and hit and threw right-handed. He debuted in the Major Leagues on April 16, 1921 with the Washington Senators, but in 1922 Miller was traded to the Philadelphia Athletics for whom he spent the prime years of his career.
On May 7, 1966, he was injured in an auto accident while driving home after attending Connie Mack Stadium for a game between the Phillies and Pirates. Taken to Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia, Bing Miller died six hours after the accident.
Miller is best known for hitting a two-out walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 5 of the 1929 World Series that won the Athletics their fourth world championship.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
- Bing Miller Obit
- Bing Miller at Find a Grave