Micah Ishanti Franklin (born April 25, 1972) is a former professional baseball outfielder. He played part of one season in Major League Baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1997. Franklin also played in Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan during the 1999 and 2000 seasons, and in the Korea Baseball Organization in 2002-03.
Franklin was drafted by the New York Mets in the 3rd round of the 1990 amateur draft. Although he only appeared in 17 games at the major league level, Franklin compiled an extensive minor league baseball career, playing 1,141 games over 12 seasons.
While in the minors with the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians in 2001, Franklin was one of four players profiled in the documentary film "A Player to Be Named Later". He is currently a scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Franklin was born in San Francisco, California. His mother was Jewish and his father was African-American.
As of 2015, Franklin is a Major League scout working for the Seattle Mariners.