Micah Franklin

Outfielder
TEAM: St. Louis Cardinals
Born: April 25, 1972

The son of a Jewish mother and an African-American father, Franklin appeared in 17 games as an outfielder and pinch-hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1997. He batted a respectable .324 and smacked two home runs in 34 at-bats. Although his major league career was limited, he played for several seasons in both Japan and Korea and also enjoyed a lengthy minor-league career. Upon his retirement, he became a scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Franklin was one of four players, along with Marco Scutaro, to be featured in the documentary film “A Player To Be Named Later.”

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