Born: September 16, 1949|
|September 22, 1969 for the Boston Red Sox|
Last MLB appearance
|September 29, 1978 for the Montreal Expos|
|Earned run average||3.63|
Michael Douglas "Mike" Garman (born September 16, 1949) is a former professional baseball player, a relief pitcher for five major league teams in the 1970s. Born and raised in Caldwell, Idaho, he was the third overall selection in the 1967 MLB Draft, chosen by the Boston Red Sox. His brother, Stephen, spent two seasons in the San Francisco Giants organization.
Boston Red Sox
Garman signed with the Red Sox upon graduation at age 17 from Caldwell High School, and was assigned to the Greenville Red Sox of the Western Carolinas League. He lost the only game he appeared in for Greenville, giving up three hits and two walks in the only inning he pitched. He was then reassigned to the Winston-Salem Red Sox, where he went 1–3 with a 6.75 earned run average.
After three seasons in Boston's farm system, Garman debuted with the BoSox as a September call-up in
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St. Louis Cardinals
It was with the Cardinals that Garman enjoyed his best seasons. He was 7–2 with a 2.64 ERA and six saves in
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Los Angeles Dodgers
On January 11,
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Garman was traded during the
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- "Stephen Garman Minor League Stats". Baseball-Reference.com.
- Lewiston Morning Tribune - Garman drafted but not contacted - Associated Press - 1967-06-07 - p.12
- "Boston Red Sox 4, New York Yankees 3". Baseball-Reference.com. 1969-09-22.
- Lewiston Morning Tribune - Mike Garman overcoming his 'weighty' problem - reprint from Los Angeles Times - 1977-08-06 - p.1B
- "1977 National League Championship Series". Baseball-Reference.com. 1977-10-4 thru 1977-10-8. Check date values in:
- "1977 World Series". Baseball-Reference.com. 1977-10-11 thru 1977-10-18. Check date values in:
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Baseball Almanac, or Sports Illustrated