|Oakland Athletics – No. 14|
|Outfielder / Coach|
January 29, 1961 |
|May 29, 1986, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1996, for the New York Yankees|
|Runs batted in||271|
|Career highlights and awards|
Aldrete was a four-year letterman at Stanford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication . He is a member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity. From 1986 through 1996, Aldrete played for the San Francisco Giants (1986–88), Montreal Expos (1989–90), San Diego Padres (1991), Cleveland Indians (1991), Oakland Athletics (1993–95), California Angels (1995–96) and New York Yankees (1996). He batted and threw left-handed. Chris Berman of ESPN referred to him as Mike "Enough" Aldrete.
Since 2001, Aldrete has maintained a role in professional baseball as a coach. After three years in the minors in the Arizona Diamondbacks chain, he has been a first base coach for the Seattle Mariners (2004) and served as the hitting coach for the Diamondbacks (2005–06). Aldrete served as assistant hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals since 2008 and was the bench coach for the Cardinals. until leaving for the Oakland Athletics on October 27, 2014.
- Leach, Matthew (January 21, 2008). "Mulder's outlook optimistic". stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com. Retrieved April 10, 2014.
- Strauss, Joe (November 17, 2011). "Cards set coaching staff". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
- "Aldrete rejoins Melvin to be A's bench coach". MLB.com. October 27, 2014.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
- Baseball Library
- The Baseball Page
- BR Bullpen
- The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia – Gary Gillette, Peter Gammons, Pete Palmer. Publisher: Sterling Publishing, 2005. Format: Paperback, 1824pp. Language: English. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3
|St. Louis Cardinals assistant hitting coach
|St. Louis Cardinals bench coach
|Oakland Athletics bench coach
|Oakland Athletics first base coach