Rick Miller (baseball)
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.
|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|
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 February 15, 2012. 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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