Mickey LaNasa is a member of Jesuit’s Class of 1954 and was a key factor in the Jays’ victory over the Tigers during his junior and senior years. As tailback in the 1952 contest, Mickey ran for 131 yards and accounted for all the scoring in the 14-7 win as he ran for one touchdown and threw for the other. In the 1953 47-6 victory, Mickey started the scoring when he returned the opening kick-off 90 yards for a touchdown. A four-sport letterman, Mickey also excelled in baseball and track. Following Jesuit, Mickey attended Loyola for one year and was signed by the Baltimore Orioles. He played in the Orioles farm system for two years before beginning his business career as owner of a court reporting firm for 40 years. He remains an active member of the Class of 1954 and a great Blue Jay.