Monday, May 18, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 32 - Corky Miller

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go (P.S. I cheated on this one. I just wanted to do a Corky Miller one of these).

Get To Know... Corky Miller

Born: March 18, 1976, Yucaipa, California
Signed: 1998, by the Reds
Debut: 2001, with the Reds
Reds Stats: 7 season at C, 153 games, 462 PA, 9 HR, 53 RBI, .212 BA
Final Major League Season: 2013, with the Reds

11-year Major League Career was spent with the Reds, Twins, Red Sox, Braves, White Sox, then Reds again. Also had a brief minor league stint with the Mariners.
Originally drafted by the Angels out of high school, but went to the University of Nevada-Reno instead.
Played in over 1,000 minor league games, including 854 for the Reds' farm and a record 548 for the AAA Louisville Bats.
Pitched in 7 minor league games, showcasing his wicked knuckla'.
Currently managing the Reds' Single-A Dayton Dragons. Will be the Reds manager someday. Lock it up.

Number of cards: 171
Number of cards as a Red: 158
Number of cards in my collection: 15 (9%)

Go Reds.

1 comment:

  1. Legendary facial hair too at the end of his career.