Between 1950-1957, Mickelson appeared in 18 games for the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Browns and Chicago Cubs. He had three hits in 18 at bats with double, three RBI and two runs scored. Mickelson was a professional baseball player for a decade. His minor-league career started in 1947 and lasted until 1957 at which point he retired. He is currently one of the oldest living baseball players.
Mickelson is notable as the man who drove in the last run the St. Louis Browns ever scored. On September 27, 1953, he singled in the third inning off Chicago White Sox pitcher Billy Pierce to bring home Johnny Groth and put the Browns up 1-0. St. Louis went on to lose the game 2-1. It was the last game the team would play before moving to Baltimore and becoming the Orioles.
Ed Mickelson – career stats