Damian Miller Honored With West Salem Field Dedication
West Salem, WIS. (WXOW) -------- Damian Miller is a Coulee Region Legend, he’s been a guy who has always been proud to call West Salem his home and on Saturday May 24th, Miller’s hometown returned that appreciation.
The West Salem community dedicated the high school baseball field to Miller, dubbing the diamond “Damian Miller Field.”
“It means more than you can comprehend, just a simple guy from West Salem to have this honor is beyond words really, I just want to thank everybody who was involved in it, said Miller.”
Miller, a 1987 graduate of West Salem high school, played 11 seasons in the Major Leagues while playing for five different clubs.
Miller started his career with the Minnesota Twins, won a World Series title with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and capped his career in 2007 with the Milwaukee Brewers after stops with the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics.
“This is one of the top moments in my career, I have won a World Series played in an All-Star Game, played with a lot of good teams just to make it to the big leagues, to have your high school field named after you is pretty cool, said Miller.”
In Miller’s 11 year MLB career, he hit .262, while hitting 87 home runs and driving in 406 runs.
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