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George Milke

George Milke

American baseball player
George Milke
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Intro American baseball player
Is Athlete Baseball player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1954
Age 67 years
Sports Teams
USC Trojans
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George E. Milke (born 1954) was a pitcher who is most notable for winning the 1974 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a sophomore at University of Southern California. He is one of seven players from University of Southern California to win that award. The others are Bill Thom, Bud Hollowell, Bill Seinsoth, Russ McQueen, Rod Boxberger and Wes Rachels.

Prior to playing collegiately, he attended Marian Catholic High School in San Diego, California.

In 1973 and 1974, he played for the Alaska Goldpanners of the Alaska Baseball League.

Following his college career, he played professionally from 1975 to 1979, although he never reached the big leagues. He was first drafted by the California Angels in the sixth round of the 1972 draft, but he chose not to sign. When he was drafted by the New York Mets in the third round of the 1975 draft, he did sign.

In his first professional season, 1975, he played for the Visalia Mets, going 8-3 with a 3.71 ERA in 17 games. From 1976 to 1978 he played for the Jackson Mets, going 4-7 with a 4.14 ERA in 1976, 7-11 with a 3.21 ERA in 1977, and 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA in 1978. He played his final professional season in 1979 with the Bakersfield Outlaws, going 2-4 with a 6.16 ERA.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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