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Mike Miley

Mike Miley
Born: (1953-03-30)March 30, 1953
Yazoo City, Mississippi
Died: January 6, 1977(1977-01-06) (aged 23)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 6, 1975 for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1976 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Batting average .176
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 30
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Michael Wilfred Miley (March 30, 1953 in Yazoo City, Mississippi – January 6, 1977) was a professional baseball player who played two seasons for the California Angels of Major League Baseball. He died in a one-car accident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[1]

Miley may have been better known for his football playing days at Louisiana State University. His heroics and leadership as the Tigers quarterback earned him the nickname, "Miracle Mike".[2]

He was California's No. 1 draft pick in 1974 and played in 70 games in 1975 and 14 in 1976. Miley quarterbacked the Louisiana State football team into the Orange Bowl as a junior in 1974 but left school to sign with the Angels later that year.

See also


  1. New York Times (January 7, 1977). "Miley, Angels' infielder Miley dies in auto accident". UPI. Retrieved 2009-10-30. 
  2. Once-famed LSU Bengals toothless in '75 season

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