Thursday, September 23, 2010

#73 Mike Lee

Michael Randall Lee
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 220 lb.
Born: May 19, 1941 in Bell, CA
MLB Debut: May 6, 1960 Cleveland Indians
Final MLB Game: September 22, 1963 Los Angeles Angels
Years with the Angels: 1963

After being relesed by the St. Louis Cardinals, was signed as a Free Agent with the Los Angeles Angels on July 20, 1962.
June, 1965: Released by the California Angels.

Started the game and gave up a walk to the first batter he faced, Don Wert. Gave up 4 runs on 6 hits in 4.1 innings on the way to a 6-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, August 17, 1963 (N) at Chavez Ravine.

1-1 in 4 starts with 3.81 ERA, giving up 3 HR in 26 innings.
Best Angels Performance: For his first and only Angels win he went 6 innings giving up 2 runs while fanning 2 in a 6-2 win against the KC Athletics on August 30, 1963. Both runs were solo shots.

- Originally signed by the San Francisco Giants as an amateur free agent in 1959.
- Also played for the Cleveland Indians (1960).
- first year in minors in the California League (1959) went 7-19 for the Fresno Giants (Level C).

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