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Mike Page

Michael Randy Page
Born: July 2, 1940 in Woodruff, S.C.
Debut: 1968 | Pos: OF
H: 6'2.5" | W: 210 | B: L | T: R

Yr G AB R H HR RBI SB BA
1 20 28 1 5 0 1 0 .179

>> Visit the Mike Page biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Mike Page's big moment in the major leagues came on July 24, 1968. That's when the outfielder from Woodruff, S.C., picked up his first major-league hit.

Page was hitting .313 with three home runs and 20 RBI for Richmond of the International League when he got a call-up from the Braves on June 27, 1968.

In a game against the Mets, Atlanta's Page connected on a single off Ron Taylor. Maybe it was the excitement of the moment, but, according to reports of the game, Page forgot to slide into second on Michael Lum's bunt and he was promptly called out.

Two days later, on July 26, Page went two-for-four in the second game of a double-header with the Phillies. His hit drove in Joe Torre and it would prove to be the only RBI of Page's major-league career.
 


Sources:
"Braves Call Page, Farm Valdespino", Washington Post. June 28, 1968. p. D5.
"Braves defeat Mets, 3-2", New York Times. July 25, 1968. P. 41.
"Braves win, 5-4, 3-2, from Phils", New York Times. July 27, 1968. P 18.