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Encyclopedia > Cameron Maybin
Cameron Maybin
Detroit Tigers — No. 4
Outfielder
Born: April 4, 1987 (1987-04-04) (age 20)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Major League Baseball debut
August 17, 2007 for the Detroit Tigers
Selected MLB statistics
(through August 7, 2007)
Batting Average     .000
Home Runs     1
RBI     1
Teams


Cameron Maybin (born April 4, 1987 in Arden, North Carolina) is a major league baseball player on MLB's Detroit Tigers team. He was the tenth pick in the 2005 First-Year Player Draft and in 2006 played center field, for the Class A West Michigan Whitecaps. He has been consistently ranked as the Tigers' top minor league prospect.[1] [2] [3] Austin Kearns, an outfielder, catches a fly ball. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett... The following are the baseball events of the year 2007 throughout the world. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Arden is an area located in Buncombe County, North Carolina6. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The First-Year Player Draft is Major League Baseballs primary mechanism for assigning amateur baseball players, from high schools, colleges, and other amateur baseball clubs, to its teams. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... The West Michigan Whitecaps are a Class A minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Detroit Tigers, that plays in the Midwest League. ...

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High school

Maybin played high school baseball for T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville, North Carolina. As a freshman, he led his team to a state title and was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.[4] The summer before his senior season, Maybin won the Connie Mack World Series batting title and World Series MVP award in Farmington, N.M. Joe Hayden, his manager with the Midland (Ohio) Redskins, said he had "the same instincts in the outfield and at the plate" as Ken Griffey Jr., who Hayden also coached in the Connie Mack division, an amateur baseball league for players 18 and younger.[4] Maybin was also named the 2004 Baseball America Youth Player of the Year. TC Roberson is a high school in the Buncombe County Schools System. ... Location in North Carolina Coordinates: , Country United States State North Carolina County Buncombe County Incorporated 1797 Government  - Mayor Terry Bellamy Area  - City  41. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Baseball America is an alternative Major League Baseball resource, with in-depth coverage of every level of the game and a particular focus on up-and-coming players. ...


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Minor leagues

After graduating from high school, Cameron Maybin entered the Major League draft. In their pre-draft rankings, Baseball America tabbed him as the most promising available outfielder and the third-best hitting prospect overall.[5] He fell to the tenth spot in the 2005 draft, in part due to speculation he'd be difficult to sign.[6] He held out for four months, and at one point negotiations were going so poorly that Tigers owner Mike Ilitch withdrew his contract offer. After missing the minor league season, he signed in September for a $2.65 million bonus.[7] This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mike and Marian Ilitch founded Little Caesars Pizza in 1959. ...


In 2006, Maybin played his first professional season for the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps, helping them win the Midwest League championship. He had a batting average of .304, hit nine home runs and stole twenty-seven bases. He was chosen to participate in the All-Star Futures Game.[8] In late November of 2006 Cameron was given the Class A Playoff Performer Award by MiLB.com.[9] He began the 2007 season with the Lakeland Flying Tigers of the High-A Florida State League.[1] On August 9, 2007 Maybin was promoted from The Single A Lakeland Flying Tigers to the Erie Seawolves (double A) Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The West Michigan Whitecaps are a Class A minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Detroit Tigers, that plays in the Midwest League. ... The Midwest League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the Midwestern United States. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... The all-time stolen base leader, Rickey Henderson, swipes third in 1988. ... The All-Star Futures Game was conceived by Jimmie Lee Solomon, an Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball, looking for an event to showcase the minor leagues and round out the All-Star week festivities. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... League Florida State League Division Western Year founded [[ in baseball|]] Major League affiliation Detroit Tigers Home ballpark Joker Marchant Stadium Previous home ballparks City Lakeland, Florida Current uniform colors Previous uniform colors Logo design Division titles League titles Manager [[ ]] Owner [[ ]] The Lakeland Flying Tigers are a minor league baseball team... The Florida State League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the state of Florida. ...


Major leagues

Cameron Maybin was called up to the Tigers on August 17, 2007. He made his major league debut that day, wearing #4, at Yankee Stadium, played left field and batted second. In his first major league game he went 0-4 with two strikeouts. He singled against Roger Clemens the next day to record his first major league hit. Maybin hit his first major league home run on August 18, 2007 against Roger Clemens at Yankee Stadium (only the 7th player in history to hit his first home run off Roger Clemens). In his next at bat, he was hit by a pitch by Clemens. is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... This is about the stadium the New York Yankees currently play in. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio), nicknamed The Rocket, is a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, and is one of the preeminent Major League baseball pitchers of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. ...


References

  1. ^ a b Goldstein, Kevin (January 19, 2007). Future Shock: Detroit Tigers Top Ten Prospects. Baseball Prospectus. Prospectus Entertainment Ventures, LLC. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  2. ^ Morosi, Jon Paul (November 27, 2006). Top Ten Prospects: Detroit Tigers. Baseball America.com. Baseball America Inc.. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  3. ^ Mayo, Jonathan. News: Mayo's Top 50 Prospects. Minor League Baseball.com. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  4. ^ a b Ballew, Bill (October 7, 2004). Maybin Building a Legacy as Youth Player of the Year. Baseball America.com. Baseball America Inc. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  5. ^ 2005 Draft: Top 200 Draft Prospects. Baseball America.com. Baseball America Inc. (May 23, 2005). Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  6. ^ Beck, Jason (June 7, 2005). Tigers tab Maybin with top pick. MLB.com. MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  7. ^ Matthews, Alan (September 23, 2005). Maybin Signs With Tigers. Baseball America.com. Baseball America. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  8. ^ Cameron Maybin. MiLB.com. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  9. ^ Mayo, Jonathan (November 19, 2006). Maybin displayed skills in clutch. MiLB.com. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved on 2007-02-24.

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