Michael Thomas Heath
Positions: Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: February 5, 1955 in Tampa, FL
High School: Hillsborough HS (Tampa, FL)
Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 2nd round of the 1973 amateur draft.
Debut: June 3, 1978 (Age 23.118, 11,644th in MLB history)
vs. OAK 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1979 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Tigers/Cardinals/Braves/Yankees 1978-1991
Last Game: July 2, 1991 (Age 36.147)
vs. CIN 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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