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Famous People from Midland County Texas

 

Mike Timlin

 

Mike TimlinBorn in Midland, Texas March 10, 1966, Mike Timlin graduated from Midland High School. His parents are Jerome Francis Timlin Sr. and Nancy Sharon Beyer. A former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. Timlin played on four World Series championship teams in an 18-year career.

 

Timlin assisted on the final out of the 1992 World Series in Game 6 by fielding a bunt by Atlanta Braves outfielder Otis Nixon and throwing to Joe Carter at first base. Timlin also recorded a save for the game.

 

Known for his 93 mph fastball, in 2004, Timlin made 76 pitching appearances, the third-most in Red Sox history and tied for fourth in American League history. On September 3, he made his 800th major league appearance, becoming only the 29th pitcher in major league history to reach that mark. Timlin made his 1,000th career appearance on August 31, 2007, against the Baltimore Orioles.

 

Resources:

Midland High School (Texas) Alumni

All Things Midland Texas

Old Midland

 

Books about Midland County People and Places

History of Midland County People and Places

The Eddie Trace Story: A legend in the rowdy times of 1960's Midland, Texas.
A History of Character: The Story of Midland, Texas

A Red Raider Officer’s Diary during WWII by Carrol G Henry from Midland Texas

The Pioneer History of Midland County, Texas 1880-1926

The Rainbow's Shadow: Untold Stories of the Baby Jessica Rescue and the Tragedies that Followed

Finding Will: When a toddler disappears in Midland, Texas.

. . . More books about Midland County People and Places

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