Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

Mike Cameron

Disambiguation: Not to be confused with Michael Cameron.
Michael Terrance Cameron (born January 8 1973) is an American Major League Baseball player with Seattle Mariners.

Table of contents
1 Overview
2 His book
3 Statistics
4 External links


Born in Lagrange, Georgia, he was drafted from high school by Chicago White Sox in 1991. In the minor leagues he was in danger of losing his sight when his eye socket was almost factured by a flying ball.

His major league debut took place in August 27 1995 with the Chicago White Sox. In 1997 he won a centerfield spot. He was traded to the Cincinnati Reds for Paul Konerko in 1998. He was traded to the Seattle Mariners for Ken Griffey Jr before 2000. He played in the "All-Star" game in 2001 and also two post-seasons. In total he has played in 597 games.

His manager Jack McKeon has described him as "simply a delightful young man".

His book

Together with Greg Brown and Robin Roberts he has written a book titled "It Takes a Team: Mike Cameron", ISBN 157243502X, where he presents his views on the importance of teamwork and describes his life. Published in 2002 by Triumph Books.

As he explains in the book, the keys to success are "self-confidence, open-mindedness, and teamwork".


External links