In 1990, Mike became the first Dodger catcher to start an All-Star game since 1956.
Mike wore uniform number 14 as a player and as a Manager.
Mike won the 2002 World Series as Manager of the Angeles.
Mike was named AL Major League Manager of Year in 2002 by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
On April 23, 2005, Mike held a free baseball clinic for kids in Thousand Oaks, California.
On May 4, 2007, Mike won his 626th game as Manager of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim giving him the most wins as Manager in team history.
Mike only stole 29 bases in his career but managed to steal 7 in the 1987 season.
Mike had a career .238 postseason batting average.
Mike hit 68 home runs including a career-high 12 in 1990.
Mike had a career .988 fielding percentage.
Mike bats left but throws right.
Mike was an All-Star in 1989 and 1990.
Mike made his highest salary as a player of $2,183,333 in 1991 and 1992 while playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Mike was a first round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1976.
Mike was a catcher for the Dodgers for 13 years.
Mike played in his last MLB game on October 2, 1992.
Mike played in his first MLB game on April 20, 1980.
Mike: I really like our ballclub. I think we'll be a contender in a very competitive American League West. I like our chances.
Mike: You think about a guy like George Brett. I guarantee you the last time he was on a baseball field, he loved the game as much as when he was a kid playing on the sandlot. The pure love for the game, it's easy to connect with that.
Mike: I don't self-analyze a lot. I try to be myself. I know that the passion I have for this game is real. I love seeing a team grow together, come together. I love getting all the parts to work, the day-to-day challenges involved. It's the same with our coaching staff. What motivates us is our passion for the game.