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Robert Michael "Mike" Stanley (born June 25, 1963 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) was a baseball catcher who had a 15-year career MLB career. The 1995 American League All-Star played for the Texas Rangers (1986-1991), New York Yankees (1992-1995, 1997), Boston Red Sox (1996-1997, 1998-2000), Toronto Blue Jays (1998) and Oakland Athletics (2000). Stanley won the 1993 silver slugger award at catcher and was a key member of the Red Sox 1998 and 1999 playoff teams. June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Nickname: Venice of America Location of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II in St. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... All-star (also, Allstar or All Star) is a term with meanings in both the worlds of sports and entertainment. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961-present) West Division (1972-present) East Division (1969-1971) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In 1994, a players strike wiped out the last... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations American League (1977-present) East Division (1977-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 AL Pennants (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 East Division titles (5) 1985 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1991 â€¢ 1992 1993 Wild card berths (0) None Major league nicknames Toronto Blue Jays (1977-present) Major league home... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1...


Stanley hit more than 20 home runs in a season three-times during his career. His best all-around season at the plate came in 1993 with the Yankees, when he hit .305 with 26 homers and 84 RBI. He also hit .300 in 1994, and he notched a career-high 29 homers in 1998. 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 himself (along with a run scored by each runner who was already on base), with no errors by the defensive team on... 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. ...


Stanley became a first baseman/designated hitter at the end of his career. He finished as a .270 career hitter with 187 homers, 702 RBI and a fine .370 career on base percentage.


Following his retirement, Stanley was hired to serve as Bench Coach for Red Sox throughout the 2002 season. He resigned after the year to spend more time with his family.


Stanley now lives in Maitland, Florida. His son Tanner played for the Maitland team in the 2005 Little League World Series; one of Tanner's teammates, Dante Bichette, Jr., is also the son of a former major-leaguer (Dante Bichette). Maitland is a city located in Orange County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12,019. ... // Introduction Every year, months of hard work and practice by Little Leaguers aged 11 - 18 from around the world culmunate in the Little League World Series. ... Dante Bichette, Jr. ... Alphonse Dante Bichette (November 18, 1963-) was a powerful slugger for his 14 seasons in Major League Baseball. ...


See also

In the sport of baseball, a home run is the act of hitting the ball in such a manner, whether out of the park or in (see inside the park home run), that allows the batter to safely reach home and score. ...

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Mike Stanley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (287 words)
Robert Michael "Mike" Stanley (born June 25, 1963 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) was a baseball catcher who had a 15-year career MLB career.
Stanley won the 1993 Silver Slugger award at catcher and was a member of the Yankees' 1994 AL Eastern Division Championship team and the Athletics' 2000 AL Western Division Championship team.
Following his retirement, Stanley was hired to serve as bench coach for the Red Sox throughout the 2002 season.
Mike Stanley - Moviefone (106 words)
Mike Stanley batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards...
Robert Michael "Mike" Stanley (born June 25, 1963 in Fort Lauderdale,...
Stanley won the 1993 Silver Slugger award at catcher and was a member of the...
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