Otis L. Miller

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Otis L. Miller
Third baseman
Born: (1901-02-02)February 2, 1901
Belleville, Illinois
Died: July 26, 1959(1959-07-26) (aged 58)
Belleville, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1927, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
April 29, 1932, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .274
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 91

Otis Louis Miller (February 2, 1901 – July 26, 1959) was an American politician and baseball player.

Baseball career[edit]

Miller was a Major League Baseball third baseman who played for the St. Louis Browns (1927) and Boston Red Sox (1930–1932). Miller batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Belleville, Illinois. In a four-season career, Miller was a .274 hitter (229-for-837) with 95 runs and 91 RBI in 272 games played.[1]

Political career[edit]

Miller served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1949 until his death and he was a Republican.[2] His son Otis L. Miller, Jr. also served in the Illinois House of Representatives in 1961 and 1962.[3]

Miller died in Belleville, Illinois, at the age of 58.


  1. ^ Retrospect
  2. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1959–1960,' Biographical Sketch of Otis L. Miller,' pg. 310
  3. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1961–1962,' Biographical Sketch of Otis L. Miller (son), pg. 336

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