Born in Los Angeles in 1950, Michael Pierce Brooks was a minor-league baseball player in the late 1960s and very early 1970s. He was right-handed as a batter, pitcher and outfielder, stood at 5-foot-10 and weighed about 160 pounds. Brooks was called the San Gabriel Valley Sertoma Club Baseball Player of the Year in 1968. He never ever rose above the minors, playing his last game in 1975 at the age of 25.
Michael Brooks was composed by the Minnesota Twins as a 9th-round pick in 1968, going into the minor-league system with the GCL Twins in that year. Brooks played for St. Cloud in 1969, the Wisconsin Rapids in 1970, Lynchburg in 1971 and Tacoma in 1972 and 1973. He was then traded from the Minnesota minors and into the Cleveland minors, where he played for San Antonio and Oklahoma City in his last two periods.
Throughout many of his eight-year profession in the minors, Michael Brooks rotated amongst playing a number of positions. He played in several infield positions for the GLC Twins in 1968 and remained to switch positions regularly, at some time in his minors career, Brooks was a shortstop, 2nd baseman, third baseman and outfielder. He likewise pitched 4 games for San Antonio and one game for Oklahoma City in 1975, the in 2012 of his career.
Fielding and Pitching Statistics
Over the course of 8 years and several positions, Brooks accumulated a total amount of 115 errors: 28 as a second baseman, 37 as a shortstop and 49 as a 3rd baseman. The staying two errors were earned while playing in the outfield. Brooks’ general fielding percentage was.915. As a pitcher, he chalked up one win and no losses, and had a general made run average of 2.40.
In 2,676 recorded at-bats, Michael Brooks had 708 hits, including 100 doubles and 33 triples. He struck a total of 31 crowning achievement throughout his eight minor-league periods and taped 149 runs batted in. Brooks set out a total of 248 times. His occupation batting average was.265, and his finest single-year batting average was.312 while betting St. Cloud in 1969.