Miles, John - Mule


John played 1946 to 1948 -John "the Mule" Miles played fo the Chicago American Giants. As an outfielder, Miles once hit 11 homeruns in 11 games in 1947, which not only would have shattered the Major League record for consecutive games, but would still be the record.

Miles' nickname came from his manager "Candy" Jim Taylor, who commented that he "hits as hard as a mule kicks." Mule also played first base and went on to play minor league baseball in Texas with Laredo and San Antonio before retiring in 1952.