Mike Tyson (baseball)
January 13, 1950 |
Rocky Mount, NC
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 5, 1972 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 2, 1981 for the Chicago Cubs|
|Runs batted in||269|
|Career highlights and awards|
Michael Ray Tyson (January 13, 1950 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina), is a former Major League Baseball second baseman and shortstop. He played in the majors from 1972 to 1981 for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.
Tyson was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 3rd round of the 1970 Major League Baseball Draft and made his MLB debut with St. Louis on September 5, 1972. He was a regular in the Cardinals' lineup until the end of the 1979 season when he was traded to the Cubs for relief pitcher Donnie Moore.
Tyson was released by the Cubs on March 15, 1982, at which point he retired from baseball. His lifetime batting average was .241.
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