Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Tribute to Stu Miller

"He had three speeds for his pitches: slow, slower, and slowest." - Milt Pappas Out at Home

Stu Miller
December 26, 1927 - January 4, 2015

St. Louis Cardinals (1952–1954, 1956)
Philadelphia Phillies (1956)
New York/San Francisco Giants (1957–1962)
Baltimore Orioles (1963–1967)
Atlanta Braves (1968)

Win–loss record 105–103
Earned run average 3.24
Strikeouts 1,164
Saves 154

NL All-Star (1961)
2-time Reliever of the Year Award Winner (1961/NL & 1963/AL)
NL ERA Leader (1958)
AL Games Pitched Leader (1963)
2-time League Saves Leader (1961/NL & 1963/AL)
Won a World Series with the Baltimore Orioles in 1966 (he did not play in the World Series)

1961 All-Star Game, balked due to a gust of wind.
April 30, 1967, combined with Steve Barber on a no-hitter for the Orioles but lost 2-1.
May 14, 1967, gave up Mickey Mantle's 500th career home run.

Mr. Miller graciously signed these items sent to his home in 2008.

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