Michael Scott Lieberthal
Lieby Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: January 18, 1972 in Glendale, CA
High School: Westlake HS (Westlake Village, CA) by the Drafted Philadelphia Phillies in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1990 amateur draft. Signed June 4, 1990.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 30, 1994 (Age 22)
vs. LAD 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Phillies/Dodgers 1994-2007 Agents: Arn Tellem [*] Final Game: September 22, 2007 (Age 35)
vs. ARI 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- March 2014
3/2 Phillies Nation: Building a 25-Man Roster from the PN Top 100: First off, a quick thank you to those that followed along with the 2014 version of the PN Top 100. There was a lot of great debate ... News -- January 2014
1/31 Crashburn Alley: Crash Bag, Vol. 91: Winter Storm Neymar: So I’ve been encountering a phenomenon recently where journalists gripe about how, in the context of a postgame interview, ...
1/27 Phillies Nation: The Phillies Nation Top 100: #46 Mike Lieberthal: The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #46. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact ... News -- December 2013
12/17 Crashburn Alley: Top Five Chase Utley Moments: Chase Utley turned 35 years old today. Having recently signed a new contract extension with the Phillies, he’s looking forward ... News -- September 2013
9/25 TheMLBNation.com: Chooch Return?: Carlos Ruiz has been the Philadelphia Phillies starting catcher ever since Mike Lieberthal‘s departure in 2006. “Chooch” ... News -- August 2013
8/19 Billy-Ball.com: The Ryan Dempster HBP Report: Ryan Dempster performed a near-impossible feat last night: he created sympathy for Alex Rodriguez. Leading off the 2nd, Sox starter ... News -- July 2013
7/18 Billy-Ball.com: Mariano’s Remarkable All-Star Numbers: Nine to Know Mariano Rivera appeared in nine All-Star Games. In seven games he pitched one inning, one he threw 1.2 innings, and ... News -- June 2013
6/25 WasWatching: The Best Hitting Bad Fielding Catchers In Baseball History: Rk Player Rbat Rfield From To Age G PA R H 2B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG 1 Mike Piazza 414 -63 1992 2007 23-38 1912 7745 1048 2127 ... News -- May 2013
5/29 Billy-Ball.com: Dioner Navarro, the 34th catcher to hit 3 HR: Catcher Dioner Navarro hit three homers as the Cubs beat their crosstown neighbor White Sox, 9-3, Wednesday afternoon. Navarro ...
5/5 Mets360.com: Bring back the Mets’ bullpen cart: The starter is getting tired. The call goes out to the bullpen. Within ten minutes, the crowd sees the reliever making his way ... News -- January 2013
1/18 Phillies Nation: Phillies All-Time Team: Catcher: It’s up to you to tell us who should be part of the Phillies All-Time team. Once a week during the winter, we’ll unveil ... News -- October 2012
10/30 Crashburn Alley: Does the Future Include Carlos Ruiz?: Elite catchers are hard to come by these days. Teams that manage to find one hold on to them for dear life, as the Minnesota Twins ... News -- September 2012
9/19 That Ball's Outta Here: The Phillies Are Average… Let’s Just Deal With It: If you’re like me, you’re a pretty average guy. I’m not the greatest looking guy in the world, but I’m ... News -- August 2012
8/31 The Baseball Page: Utley to 3B? Not So Fast:
I understand everyone’s desire to try their best to extend the career ...
8/24 mlbreports.com: The Philadelphia Phillies Franchise Part 2 of 3: The Hitters: Friday August.24/2012 Note from Chuck Booth: I am attempting to bring the history for each of the 30 MLB Franchises into a 4 ...
8/17 mlbreports.com: The Philadelphia Philles Part 1 of 3: ‘The Franchise’: Friday August.17/2012 Note from Chuck Booth: I am attempting to bring the history for each of the 30 MLB Franchises into a 4 ... News -- April 2012
4/8 NY Baseball Digest: The Manischewitz All-Time 25-Man Roster: On the second night of Passover, a simple dinner discussion that evolved into an argument between the Matzo Ball Soup and the ... News -- January 2012
1/19 Through The Fence Baseball: So far, so good: A Phillies prospect retrospective: The trade is perhaps baseball’s most fascinating event. The individuals involved suddenly have their lives uprooted and relocated ... News -- October 2011
10/2 Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness: Season Reviews Start Tomorrow: I can’t believe I’m saying this, but tomorrow, we’re starting Year Five of the annual season reviews. This has ... News -- August 2011
8/19 Subjective Baseball: Top 10 Last Seasons: For this one, the premise is simple: which players had the best last seasons of their careers? There are, however, a few ... News -- June 2011
6/28 NY Baseball Digest: Book Dishes Dirt on MLB, Seagulls, Per Diem, Mark Newman: Fans of gossip are probably familiar with Perez Hilton, which delves into the lives of celebrities, but there is a site called ...
6/17 B-R Blog: Three Tigers at .300 BA/.500 SLG: Through June 16, there were 16 qualifying hitters [see note at end of post] with a .300+ BA and .500+ slugging average. The Tigers ... News -- May 2011
5/24 B-R Blog: 3 homer games coming in bunches: After going a while without a 3-homer game in the majors, we now have 4 in the last 11 days: Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt PA AB ... News -- December 2010
12/16 Crashburn Alley: Guest Post: Phillies Worst Individual Seasons: With an exciting week nearing its end, it’s time once again for a guest post. Dave, a frequent commenter here and a Twitter ... News -- November 2010
11/24 MLBTradeRumors: Reaction To The Victor Martinez Signing: Victor Martinez's four-year, $50MM contract with the Tigers was finalized today. Now that the offseason's first major free ... News -- June 2010
6/9 B-R Blog: Draft history of catchers in the first round: With Bryce Harper going #1 to the Nationals in this year's draft, let's take a look at the history of catchers going in the first ... News -- May 2010
5/29 B-R Blog: Miguel Cabrera’s 3 HR in a loss: Yesterday Miguel Cabrera hit 3 HR in a game that the Tigers lost. Below is the list of all times this has been done. The most ... News -- April 2010
4/30 B-R Blog: More on John Buck’s 3-HR game: By now you know that John Buck hit 3 homers in a game last night. Here are a couple of things you might not have known.