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Michael Allen Anderson
Born: June 22, 1951 in Florence, S.C. 
Debut: 1971 | Pos: OF
Ht: 6’2″ | Wt: 200 | B: R | T: R

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

Mike Anderson’s Major League career spanned parts of nine seasons. For the most part, his playing time was that of a part-time outfielder.

Anderson first appeared with the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1871 season. His career included the Phillies (1971-1975), the St. Louis Cardinals (1976-1977), the Baltimore Orioles (1978) and the Phillies again in 1979.

During the 1974 season, Anderson appeared in 145 games for the Philadelphia Phillies. That season, he hit .251 in 395 at-bats with 5 home runs and 34 runs batted in. 

In 1975, he hit .259 with 4 home runs and 28 RBI in 115 games for the Phillies.

Anderson is credited with pitching one inning during the 1979 season. He allowed two hits and struck out two in a scoreless inning. 

Family Ties: His brother Kent Anderson also played in 2 seasons in Major League baseball.