Monday, September 1, 2008

#679 Darrell Miller



Why this card is awesome: Because of that weird effect going on in the dugout--looks like fancy yellow laser beams going across the card.

Cool stat: Miller was one of 9 players to have 140 or fewer ABs every year from 1984 to 1988, covering his entire career. He sure played a lot of positions, though--97 games at catcher, 54 in right field, 34 in left field, 16 at first base, 8 in center field, 2 at third base, and 8 more as DH. Wow.

4 comments:

jred17 said...

I didn't know Cheryl Miller's older brother played baseball!

Andy said...
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Andy said...

Wow, I assumed that was a joke when I read it, but in fact Darrell Miller is the brother of both Cheryl Miller (of the WNBA) and Reggie Miller (of the NBA.)

With a name like Miller, I'd never make such a connection...

MMayes said...

While he was very clearly the 3rd best athlete in his family (verrrry rare for people not named Alou or DiMaggio), at least there weren't any Sports Illustrated articles claiming he wasn't as good as his sister (like Reggie had either while he was in college or early in the pros).