From BR Bullpen
Michael Henry Golden
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8", Weight 168 lb.
- Debut May 4, 1875
- Born September 11, 1851 in Shirley, MA USA
- Died January 11, 1929 in Rockford, IL USA
 Biographical Information
He played in 1877 for Indianapolis, not a member of the National League at the time.
With the 1878 Milwaukee Grays he was one of the regular outfielders and also the # 2 pitcher. The team almost went broke around July 1, and was sold to a new owner. At the end of August the players almost went out on strike, and Golden was one of several players who brought the team up on charges with the league, claiming they were not paid in full for their services.
Golden in 1878 had one of the all-time highest unearned run averages per nine innings, beaten only by a couple players from 1876 (not counting the National Association.