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
MLB statistics
Batting average.176
Home runs4
Runs batted in30
*California Angels (19751976)

Michael Wilfred Miley (March 30, 1953 – 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 crash 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.

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