Rick Miller (baseball)
|Born: April 19, 1948|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
|September 4, 1971, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 6, 1985, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||369|
|Career highlights and awards|
Richard Alan (Rick) Miller (born April 19, 1948) is an American former outfielder in Major League Baseball from 1971 to 1985. Miller attended Grand Rapids Union High School and was a star athlete in the Grand Rapids City League. He spent 12 of his 15 seasons as a member of the Boston Red Sox, he also played with the California Angels. Miller was an accomplished fielder who won a Gold Glove in 1978 for his play in center field.
In a 15-year career covering 1482 games, Miller compiled a .269 batting average (1046-for-3887) with 552 runs, 28 home runs and 369 RBI. Defensively, he recorded a .986 fielding percentage at all three outfield positions and first base. In the postseason, in the 1975 World Series and 1979 American League Championship Series, he batted .222 (4-for-18) with 2 runs scored.
In 2007, Miller was named as the manager of the Nashua Pride of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball, a team he managed through the end of the 2008 season. In 2012, he was named the manager of the New Bedford Bay Sox of the New England Collegiate Baseball League.
- "Bay Sox Welcome Former MLB Star Rick Miller as Manager". South Coast Today. November 29, 2011. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
- Wilson, Doug (2015). Pudge: The Biography of Carlton Fisk. Macmillan. p. 50. ISBN 9781466872349. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
- Miller's career statistics at Baseball-Reference.com
| Nashua Pride Manager
(American Defenders of New Hampshire)
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