Saturday, February 27, 2021

Cameron Smith on baseball cards

 Cameron Smith was a third-round pick of the Tigers in 1993 and pitched thirteen seasons of professional baseball. His best season was 1995, when he went 13-8 with a 3.81 ERA for Fayetteville. Now a financial advisor at Wells Fargo in Pensacola, FL, he kindly answered my questions about baseball cards.

"I had a huge card collection as a kid and would go to all the conventions.  I believe they are all still at my mom’s house.  My favorite card of myself was the one in the Detroit Tigers uniform.  It was my first big league spring training.  I still get people sending me cards to sign every so often and my kids think it’s the coolest thing."

Thanks! I don't have that card but here is one from my collection.


  1. He should go visit his mom and flip through his old card collection!

  2. It's great that his kids are so into his "celebrity" status.

  3. So cool...a great story...and there is life after baseball!