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If you clicked on the info icon or the "Stats / Notes / Bio" link, you've reached this page which contains notes, memories, trivia and more about Mickey  Rivers.  If you have anything to add to this player's information, an interesting bit of trivia or a personal memory or story about Mickey, please feel free to share it with us by filling out the form at the bottom of the page. Be sure to include your name and town.

Facts, Trivia, Memories and More about Mickey Rivers


In 1976, Mickey finished 3rd in the AL in MVP balloting with one first place vote and 179 total points. Thurman Munson won the AL MVP with 18 first place votes (304 total points), and George Brett finished second with two first place votes and 217 points.


Traded: August 1, 1979 - Mickey was traded by the Yankees with players to be named later to the Texas Rangers for players to be named later, Oscar Gamble, and Amos Lewis (minors). The Texas Rangers sent Ray Fontenot (October 8, 1979) and Gene Nelson (October 8, 1979) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade. The Yankees sent Bob Polinsky (minors) (October 8, 1979), Neal Mersch (minors) (October 8, 1979), and Mark Softy (minors) (October 8, 1979) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

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