Mike Scioscia

Mike Scioscia
Birthdate 11/27/1958
Death Date
Debut Year 1980
Year of Induction
Teams Angels, Dodgers
Positions Catcher, Manager

A two-time Manager of the Year and 2002 World Series champion, Mike Scioscia caught the most games in Dodger franchise history.

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Mike Scioscia was drafted 19th overall and spent five seasons in the minors

Mike Scioscia was drafted 19th overall and spent five seasons in the minors

The Dodgers drafted Mike Scioscia in the first round of the 1976 draft. He reported to Single-A Bellingham and hit .278 as a 17-year old first-year pro. The catcher quickly progressed through the Dodger chain. Shown here is baseball card featuring Scioscia’s final stop in the minors. Scioscia
Scioscia spent 13 years as a big league catcher and earned two World Series rings

Scioscia spent 13 years as a big league catcher and earned two World Series rings

Sometimes it’s difficult to predict how well a prospect will perform at the big league level. This card produced by Topps displays Dodger future stars Mike Scioscia, Fernando Valenzuela, and Jack Perconte. Though Perconte would enjoy seven Major League seasons, the two men pictured with him be
Mike Scioscia led the Angels to 6 division championships and the 2002 World Series crown

Mike Scioscia led the Angels to 6 division championships and the 2002 World Series crown

After a solid 13-year playing career that included a pair of All Star appearances and two World Series triumphs, Mike Scioscia ventured into managing. Working his way up the Dodger minor league chain, Scioscia eventually had to take his first big league manager’s job with the Angels. Three yea
Mike Scioscia managed the Angels for the first 7 seasons of Mike Trout's career

Mike Scioscia managed the Angels for the first 7 seasons of Mike Trout's career

Mike Scioscia managed two of the legends of the game – Albert Pujols and Mike Trout. Pujols came to the Angels in his age-32 season. His best years were behind him. In the first 11 years of his career, Prince Albert put up Hall of Fame numbers. He averaged 40 homers, 121 runs batted in, to go

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