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Mike Morgan

Full Name: Michael Thomas Morgan
Born: October 8, 1959 in Tulare, CA
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 220
Bats: Right Throws:Right
Personal: Married (Kassy), Children (Mattison & MiKhail)
Resides: Park City, UT
MLB Debut: Jun 11, 1978
Final Game: Sep 2, 2002


Notes

  • Set a Major League record for appearances with different teams (11) when he appeared in relief on Opening Day 1999. Mike’s cap from that day is in the hall of fame. Ended up with 12 major league teams during his career.
  • Pitched the first complete game win of 1999 on June 28 against the Angels, 9-1. Mike was one strike away from a shutout, too, but it was broken up by a solo home run.

Team History

  • 1978-1980: Oakland A’s (originally drafted June 1978, spent 1980 in minors)
  • 1981-1982: New York Yankees (via trade for Fred Stanley & Brian Doyle on Nov 3, 1980)
  • 1983-1984: Toronto Blue Jays (via trade with Dave Collins, Fred McGriff, & cash for Dale Murray & Tom Dodd on Dec 9, 1982)
  • 1985-1987: Seattle Mariners (via Rule 5 Draft on Dec 4, 1984)
  • 1988: Baltimore Orioles (via trade for Ken Dixon on Dec 9, 1987)
  • 1989-1991: Los Angeles Dodgers (via trade for Mike Devereaux on Mar 11, 1989)
  • 1992-1995: Chicago Cubs (as a Free Agent on Dec 9, 1991)
  • 1995-1996: St. Louis Cardinals (via trade with Francisco Morales and Paul Torres for Todd Zeile & cash on Jun 6, 1995)
  • 1996-1997: Cincinnati Reds (as a Free Agent on Sep 3, 1996 after having been unconditionally released on Aug 28, 1996)
  • 1998: Minnesota Twins (as a Free Agent on Dec 15, 1997)
  • 1998: Chicago Cubs (via trade for PTBNL or cash on Aug 25, 1998)
  • 1999: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 26, 1999)
  • 2000-2002: Arizona Diamondbacks (as a free agent on Dec 1999)
  • Retired

Salary History

  • 2002: $750,000
  • 2001: $700,000
  • 2000: Unknown
  • 1999: $900,000
  • 1998: $1.3 Million
  • 1997: $500,000
  • 1996: $1.25 Millon
  • 1995: $3.375 Million
  • 1994: $3.375 Million
  • 1993: $3.375 Million
  • 1992: $2.875 Million
  • 1991: $650,000
  • 1990: $650,000
  • 1989: $375,000
  • 1988: $375,000
  • 1987: Unknown
  • 1986: $125,000
  • 1978-1985: Unknown

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