The one and only Michael Robert Morandini turned himself into a career .268 hitter with a .338 on-base percentage and was even an All Star somehow in 1995. He also finished in the top two for his position in fielding percentage five times and was robbed of a Gold Glove by five different players including guys like Robby Thompson and the immortal Jose Lind. Then in 1998, Bret Boone's nose was handed the Gold Glove over Mighty Mickey. The moral of the story: take steroids because they're meant to improve your defense.
Speaking of steroids, I was a shocked to find out that Morandinisaurus actually finished a season with an MVP vote. In that fateful 1998 season, some guy out there actually cast an MVP vote (He finished 24th, by the way, so it's not like it was real.) for Mickey Morandini, presumably because he finished with a career-best .296 average and bulked up to smash a whopping 8 homers. Sounds fishy, I know. Going from a single dinger in 1997 to a staggering 8 a year later? That's 800% more! He had to be juicing. Just saying.
On September 20, 1992, however, the amazing happened. Moreandmorandini managed to
Ladies and gentlemen, Mickey Morandini, Ballplayer.