Mike Butler í86
starred as an outfielder at Rhode Island College from 1983-86. During
his four-year career, he batted .369 in 109 games with 137 hits, 85
runs scored, 79 RBI, 29 doubles, six triples, nine home runs and 41
Butler ranks third all-time at RIC in career doubles,
fifth in batting and stolen bases, sixth in hits and is tenth in runs
At the time of his graduation in 1986, the Bristol
native was second all-time at RIC in career doubles, was third in
batting and hits, as well as fourth in career steals.
He was a two-time All-New England selection, earning
First Team honors as a senior in 1986. That same year, Butlerís .438
batting average was 24th in the nation and he was selected
to play in the annual New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association
(NEIBA) All-Star Game played at Fenway Park. Butler notched one hit in
two at bats in the game.
He was recently named to RICís All-75th
Anniversary Baseball Team.
He earned a bachelorís degree in political science from
RIC in 1986. He also minored in criminal justice. Butler is currently
a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, a position heís held for
He resides in Barrington, Rhode Island with his wife
Laura. They have two children: Ryan and Katelyn.