Mike Roarke

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Mike Roarke
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Roarke as the Cardinals' pitching coach, 1988
Catcher
Born: (1930-11-08)November 8, 1930
West Warwick, Rhode Island
Died: July 27, 2019(2019-07-27) (aged 88)
West Warwick, Rhode Island
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1961, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1964, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average.230
At bats491
Hits113
Teams

Michael Thomas Roarke (November 8, 1930 – July 27, 2019) was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball. He threw and batted right-handed. He stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 195 pounds (88 kg). Roarke played for the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres.

Roarke died on July 27, 2019 in West Warwick, Rhode Island at the age of 88.[1]

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