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Honors & Awards

High School


Miami Northwestern High School Bulls

  • Lettered in baseball (twice) football, basketball, and track

  • 1967, Named Miami Football All-Star (defensive halfback)

  • 1967, Named Miami Baseball Second-Team All City (infielder)

Junior College


Miami-Dade North Junior College Falcons

  • 1999, Named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Century Team

  • 1999, Named to the Florida Community College Athletic Association (FCCAA) All-Time team

Minor League Baseball

  • 1969, Named to the Pioneer League All-Star team

  • 1970, Texas League Batting Champion

  • 1970, Texas League Most Outstanding Player (Ray Winder Memorial Award)

  • 1970, Named to the Texas League All-Star team

  • 1972, Named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team.

  • 2003, Named to the Pacific Coast Leauge's All-Century team

  • 2010, Times-News (Twin Falls, ID) All-Time Team

United States Military


  • Honorable Discharge from the United States Army and assigned to the Air Force Reserves

Major League Baseball


  • 1970, September 9:  First Major League Hit for the California Angels @ Chicago White Sox (off Gerry Janeski)

  • 1970, September 28:  First Major League Stolen Base for the California Angels @ Cleveland Indians (on Catcher Ed Herrmann)

  • 1971, August 15:  First Major League Home Run for the California Angels @ Washington Senators (off Dick Bosman)

  • 1974, Led the American League in triples in (11)

  • 1975, Led the American League in triples (13)

  • 1975, Led the  American League in stolen bases (70)

  • 1975, Honored with the Angels Owners Trophy

  • 1976, Named to the American League All-Star team

  • 1976, Finished 3rd overall in American League MVP voting

  • 1977, Finished 11th overall in American League MVP voting

  • 1980, Selected the 1980 Texas Rangers player of the year by the Rangers Baseball Writers

  • 1980, Finished 18th overall in American League MVP voting

Post Career


  • 1988, Participated in his first Old Timers Day at Yankee Stadium

  • 1990, Received 2 votes for induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame

  • 1995, Inducted into the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame

  • 2002, Bill James, author of the 2002 edition of The Historical Baseball Abstract, rated Mickey the 59th greatest CF of all time

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