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Micah FranklinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2004 MLB Years: 1997-1997
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-808, 2B-66, 3B-39, RF-9, 1B-8, LF-4Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMicah Ishanti Franklin
Height6-0Weight205BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateApril 25,1972 [46.296]PlaceSan Francisco,California
High SchoolLincoln (San Francisco,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (90th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#9
MLB DebutMay 13,1997 [25.018]
OrganizationsCIN [3] ARI [2] NYN [2] SLN [2] CHA [1] CHN [1] DET [1] MIL [1] PIT [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID11558Retrosheet IDfranm002MLBAM ID114385
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power86Contact33XBH78RBIs74Runs65Hitting62Durability71Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-2b183915829411037255284410200.259.296.494.7907820169.312.235.304.3454.7326.045.504.1422.5748.78
1991Pittsfield MetsNYPLA-nyn-2b1965247456482222168465532200.259.379.332.7118212300.323.073.291.33515.3318.331.200.67123.5018.75
1992Billings MustangsPioRkcin-of20752515884132116018175365150330.335.472.5341.00613426322.410.199.414.45016.4620.191.233.4222.8230.95
1993Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAcin-of21102343569014417686147109183640.262.374.475.84916335417.327.213.364.37411.2726.142.324.0820.1838.89
1993Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+cin-of2120691016113601101921010.232.346.406.75228582.277.174.304.33712.2023.171.903.6623.0031.25
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1224126610615520746257128204650.257.370.464.83419140499.319.207.354.36811.4225.652.254.0120.6037.74
1994Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+cin-of2242150444570214470274860151.300.424.7671.19111528184.293.467.693.48114.6726.091.7811.417.1462.22
1994Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of227927946771701040223379130333.276.375.444.81912427328.347.168.287.36110.0624.092.393.0527.9035.06
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1214299012224031849260127190484.284.393.557.95023955512.331.273.429.40311.7224.802.126.0513.8445.08
1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-of2311035864105280217133479510587.293.372.547.91919649411.340.254.385.38911.4423.112.025.1117.0546.67
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of2453179324410172132276030001.246.354.430.7847718209.330.184.341.34912.9228.712.223.3525.5740.91
1996Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of24862894367183155323407181324.232.338.471.80913636341.252.239.374.34911.7320.821.784.4019.2753.73
1996Totals for AAA-AAA         1394687511128422745567131111325.237.344.455.79921354550.280.218.361.34912.1823.821.964.0021.2748.65
1997Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of25993264972141124820517430349.221.329.380.70912427383.247.159.322.31613.3219.321.453.1327.1737.50
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln68rf25173461100220031000000.324.378.500.87817237.409.176.265.3868.1127.033.335.4117.0018.18
1998Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-of261183597411826229955359721304810.329.437.6551.09223557435.340.326.496.45613.5616.551.226.6712.3848.31
1999NipponJap PacIntl-27131428671022303080206912500000.238.344.502.84621553497.264.264.430.36513.8825.151.816.0414.2751.96
2000NipponJap EastIntl-2893371331514107400000.394.5001.0001.50033940.333.606.848.59217.5010.000.5712.506.6069.23
2000HanshinJap WestIntl-28311110002001500000.091.167.091.2581012.167.000.091.1358.3341.675.000.000.000.00
2000Totals for Intl-Intl         258815226172220162800000.250.365.580.9455114104.283.330.534.39815.3826.921.756.7312.5763.64
2000HanshinJap CenIntl-288295510260031300000.172.250.414.66412332.214.242.345.2849.3840.634.336.2514.5060.00
2000Totals for Intl-Intl         258815226172220162800000.250.365.580.9455114104.283.330.534.39815.3826.921.756.7312.5763.64
2000NipponJap PacIntl-28515232000105600000.200.400.333.7335220.333.133.533.35025.0030.001.200.000.0066.67
2000Totals for Intl-Intl         258815226172220162800000.250.365.580.9455114104.283.330.534.39815.3826.921.756.7312.5763.64
2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-of-3b2911033154761242363134773120237.230.344.498.84216539392.224.268.405.35811.9918.621.555.8714.3951.32
2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari50of308931163891901760534773110234.286.396.511.90715936371.323.225.383.39312.6719.681.554.5818.2940.45
2004Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-of322582510101441102530021.122.242.171.41314295.161.049.207.19610.5326.322.501.0582.0020.00
2004Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari32of3229671019504124082111210.284.359.537.89636979.341.253.433.37310.1326.582.635.0616.7547.37
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5414915296051681184641231.195.295.336.6315011174.240.141.309.27610.3426.442.562.8729.8037.93
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter173461100220031000000.324.378.500.87817237.409.176.265.0008.1127.033.335.4117.0018.18
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1141379968210172032320069283495609831138384747.268.375.491.86618664264518.308.223.380.00012.3921.761.764.4319.0041.89
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6942220389590132111284232517326539522212942.266.370.508.87811282712621.294.242.393.00012.4420.561.654.8817.3445.93
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter104361518718011446343104160354.241.345.382.72713829423.305.141.269.00010.1724.592.422.6032.8233.33
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter62219546181245071376781161.279.400.6531.05314333266.287.374.571.00013.9125.191.819.029.1354.10
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102343569014417686147109183640.262.374.475.84916335417.327.213.364.00011.2726.142.324.0820.1838.89
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65247456482222168465532200.259.379.332.7118212300.323.073.291.00015.3318.331.200.67123.5018.75
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter114409871252351885231961109160530.306.411.518.92921246491.373.212.372.00012.4222.201.793.6722.7236.80
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1565168212429137102408515300000.240.348.516.86426667601.267.276.448.00014.1425.461.806.1613.9554.03
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter173461100220031000000.324.378.500.87817237.409.176.265.0008.1127.033.335.4117.0018.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623245710500191900299500000.324.378.500.87816219353.409.176.265.0008.1127.033.335.4117.0018.18
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253997144293289812780140161577.268.375.491.86626560641.308.223.380.00012.3921.761.764.4319.0041.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Kingsport Mets AppRknyn182B37--72981323183170.9294.59------3994.951.4
1991Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn192B29--52871712156139.8914.79------6544.637.7
1991Erie Sailors NYPLA--19OF20--413324744.9362.20------200.025.6
1992Billings Mustangs PioRkcin20OF28--4232-4745.9571.61------7537.336.8
1993Charleston (Wv) Wheelers SALAcin21OF76--134572146139.9521.83------10274.554.3
1993Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+cin21OF19--3611-3837.9741.95------2095.013.6
1994Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+cin22OF40--6534-7268.9441.70------4295.229.2
1994Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin22OF63--11238-123115.9351.83------7979.745.0
1995Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit23OF100--16236-171165.9651.65------11090.970.9
1996Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24OF85--1591142174170.9772.00------8698.852.5
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24OF52--932-195951.0001.83------5398.136.6
1997Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25OF94--128731138135.9781.44------9994.965.7
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25RF9--11---11111.0001.22------1752.95.6
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25LF4--2---221.0000.50------1723.52.5
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26OF94--14143-148145.9801.54------11879.765.3
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn263B5--172-108.8001.60------1184.23.5
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil29OF43--763118079.9881.84------11039.129.9
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil293B30--21421017363.8632.10------11027.320.8
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil291B3--18--118181.0006.00------1102.72.1
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari30OF71--10754-116112.9661.58------8979.850.4
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari301B4--273233230.9387.50------894.52.8
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari303B4--1---111.0000.25------894.52.8
2004Birmingham Barons SouAAcha32OF15--1711-1918.9471.20------2560.010.8
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32OF8--143--17171.0002.13------2927.65.6
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari321B1--111--12121.00012.00------293.40.7
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF9--11---11111.0001.22------90.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF4--2---221.0000.50------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF547--88038215939918.9781.68------5470.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B39--23491218472.8571.85------390.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B8--564246260.9687.50------80.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF78--12949-142133.9371.71------780.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF59--10145-110105.9551.78------590.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF76--134572146139.9521.83------760.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B29--52871712156139.8914.79------290.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF20--413324744.9362.20------200.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B37--72981323183170.9294.59------370.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF28--4232-4745.9571.61------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18---37-------
1991Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn19---29-------
1991Erie Sailors NYPLA--19---------20-
1992Billings Mustangs PioRkcin20---------28-
1993Charleston (Wv) Wheelers SALAcin21---------76-
1993Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+cin21---------19-
1994Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+cin22---------40-
1994Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin22---------63-
1995Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit23---------100-
1996Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24---------85-
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24---------52-
1997Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25---------94-
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25------4-9--
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26-----5---94-
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil29--3--30---43-
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari30--4--4---71-
2004Birmingham Barons SouAAcha32---------15-
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32--1------8-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari45Hitting Coach763838.500--1Mike BenjaminLost in Finals
2018Hillsboro HopsNwstA-Minorari46Hitting Coach765125.671--1Shawn RoofLost in semi-finals
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992Pioneer League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-08-25Released by Diamondbacks. 
2004-06-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2004-05-13Released by White Sox. 
2004-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
2002-07-26Released by Diamondbacks. 
2002-02-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1997-09-10Released by Cardinals. 
1996-11-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-06-07TradeTraded by Tigers with Brian Maxcy to Cardinals for Tom Urbani and Miguel Inzunza. 
1995-11-20Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Pirates. 
1994-10-13TradeTraded by Reds to Pirates for Brian Hunter. 
1992-03-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1992-03-11Released by Mets. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1997St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25150,000-76644-1,182,177150,000150,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red