Gene Michael

Gene Michael
Gene Michael 2014.jpg
Michael in 2014
Shortstop / Manager
Born: (1938-06-02)June 2, 1938
Kent, Ohio
Died: September 7, 2017(2017-09-07) (aged 79)
Oldsmar, Florida
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 15, 1966, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 9, 1975, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average .229
Home runs 15
Runs batted in 226
Managerial record 206–200
Winning % .507
Teams

As player

As manager

As general manager

Career highlights and awards

Eugene Richard Michael (June 2, 1938 – September 7, 2017), known as Stick, was an American shortstop, coach, scout, manager and executive in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, and Detroit Tigers from 1966 to 1975. After his playing career, Michael managed the Yankees and Chicago Cubs, and served as the Yankees' general manager. Michael built the Yankees team that became a dynasty in the late 1990s. [1]

Early life and education

Michael was born on June 2, 1938 in Kent, Ohio. [1] After graduating from Akron East High School in Akron, Ohio, he went to Kent State University where he played college baseball and college basketball for the Kent State Golden Flashes. [2]

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