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Encyclopedia > Damian Miller
Damian Miller
Milwaukee Brewers — No. 26
Catcher
Born: October 13, 1969 (1969-10-13) (age 37)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Major League Baseball debut
August 10, 1997 for the Minnesota Twins
Selected MLB statistics
(through June 16, 2007)
Hits     805
Home runs     83
Batting Average     .263
Teams

Damian Donald Miller (born October 13, 1969 in La Crosse, Wisconsin) is a professional baseball catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. Miller attended Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin and as a senior, was named the NAIA District 14 Player of the Year and helped lead his team to the NAIA seminifinals. Miller is not a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association, as he was a replacement player during the 1994 Major League Baseball strike. These players are barred from joining the players' union. Because he is not a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association, Miller's name and likeness do not appear in various baseball video games. The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In Major League Baseball history, Ty Cobb had a record 4,191 hits by 1928; Pete Rose would surpass it 57 years later, and finish with 4,256 career hits. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960) a. ... The following are the events of the year 1997 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) formerly known as Bank One Ballpark (1998-2005) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2001 NL Pennants (1) 2001 National League West Division titles (3) 2002... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Don Sutton, a 324-game winner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fifth try. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 8 - Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Location in the state of Wisconsin Coordinates: Counties La Crosse County Government  - Mayor Mark Johnsrud Area  - City 57. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... Viterbo University is a liberal arts college located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. ... Location in the state of Wisconsin Coordinates: Counties La Crosse County Government  - Mayor Mark Johnsrud Area  - City 57. ... The Major League Baseball Players Association (or MLBPA) is the union of professional major-league baseball players. ... In professional sports, a replacement player is an athlete who is not a member of the leagues players association and plays during a labor dispute such as a strike or lockout. ... The 1994 baseball strike resulted in the cancellation of the World Series for the first time in 90 years. ...


Through his career Miller has also played for the Minnesota Twins, Arizona Diamondbacks (who he won the World Series with), Chicago Cubs, and Oakland Athletics. In 2002 he was named to the National League All-Star team. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960) a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) formerly known as Bank One Ballpark (1998-2005) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2001 NL Pennants (1) 2001 National League West Division titles (3) 2002... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the manager (the managers from the previous years...


Miller is married with two young children.


On June 27, 2007, in a home game against the Houston Astros, Miller hit his second career walk-off homerun, in the bottom of the 11th inning to win the game for the brewers. It was his first homerun of the 2007 season. The walk-off came on La Crosse Day at Miller Park, where Damian Miller was born.[1] In his following game, he recorded a franchise tying seven RBIs which included a grand slam and a two-run home run.[2] June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 24, 25, 32, 33, 34, 40, 42, 49 Name Houston Astros (1965–present) Houston Colt . ... In baseball, a walk-off home run is a home run which ends the game. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ...


References

  1. ^ How sweet the sweep is with walk-off, 06-27. Retrieved on 2007-06-27
  2. ^ "Miller goes 4-for-5 as Brewers pound Pirates". July 2, 2007, Associated Press. Retrieved on July 2, 2007.

External links

  • MLB.com Player Profile
  • Damian Miller at baseball-reference.com

  Results from FactBites:
 
Damian Miller at AllExperts (222 words)
Damian Donald Miller (born October 13, 1969 in La Crosse, Wisconsin) is a professional baseball player on the Milwaukee Brewers.
Miller attended Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin and as a senior, he was named the NAIA District 14 Player of the Year and helped lead his team to the NAIA seminifinals.
Miller is not a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association, as he was a replacement player during the 1994 baseball strike.
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