Mitch Lyden

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Mitch Lyden
Born: (1964-12-14) December 14, 1964 (age 52)
Portland, Oregon
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 16, 1993, for the Florida Marlins
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1993, for the Florida Marlins
MLB statistics
Batting average .300
Hits 3
Runs Batted In 1

Mitchell Scott Lyden [1] (December 14, 1964 in Portland, Oregon), is a retired professional baseball player who played catcher in the Major Leagues in 1993. He would play for the Florida Marlins. On June 16, 1993, he hit a home run in his first major league at bat, against the Chicago Cubs; in fact, on the first pitch. In his 6-game major league career, he hit .300 (3-10) with 1 home run and 1 run batted in.

Following his professional baseball career, Mitchell has been a law enforcement officer in Broward County, Florida, as well as a coach for a division of Little League Baseball.


  1. ^ "Mitch Lyden Statistics and History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 

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