Mike Shildt is an American former baseball manager who started his Major League Baseball career as an associate scout with the league for three seasons.
He moved on to the St Louis Cardinals team where he filled in as the area scout for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Due to a recommendation from future Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak, Mike started his coaching career as a part-time coach in the New York–Penn League.
He was promoted to manage Johnson City in 2009, where he got done with a 37-30 record.
In his second season, Johnson City posted a 42-24 win-loss record, and in the wake of overcoming its two-season finisher adversaries, came out on top for the Appalachian League title.
For his work, Shildt was named St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Manager of the Year by Scout.com.
Mike Shildt Salary: How Much Does Mike Shildt Take?
Mike Shildt takes home an annual average salary of $700,000. He was listed as one of the lowest-paid managers in MLB in 2018.
Mike Shildt: What Happened To Mike Shildt At St. Louis Cardinals?
Mike Shildt was surprisingly fired by the St. Louis Cardinals on October 14, 2021. The 2020 and 2021 seasons both ended in losses at the National League Wild Card Game.
According to an article published by USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale, the St. Louis Cardinals never specified the reasons he was dismissed beyond citing “philosophical differences.”