|| Cameron Matthews
Seasons At Stanford: 2002-05 (2002-03 Student Manager/2004-05 Player)
Complete Career Stats
Cardinal Career: A member of the team's roster for two seasons (2004-05) after spending his first two campaigns (2002-03) with the program as a student manager Played in 21 games with one start, scoring five runs, stealing three bases and walking twice, while going 0-for-5 at the plate.
As A Senior in 2005: Made his first career start in Stanford's most recent game versus San Jose State (April 19) Has two stolen bases and scored a pair of runs, including one game-winner, in eight games played.
Individual Game Notes (2005)
4/19 vs. San Jose State - first career start (0-3, BB) ... played entire game in centerfield 3/20 at Pacific - SB ... first at bat of the season and second of career 3/6 vs. California (Gm. 1) - Scored the game-winning run as a pinch-runner in bottom of the ninth when he was squeezed home by Jim Rapoport 2/19 at Texas - SB
As A Junior In 2004: Appeared in eight games (all off the bench) without an official at bat as he walked in his lone plate appearance Scored three runs.
Individual Game Notes (2004)
5/8 at Washington - Pinch-ran and scored 4/23 vs. Sacramento State - Walked in first collegiate plate appearance as a pinch-hitter and came around to score 4/20 vs. Saint Mary's - Scored first collegiate run in pinch-running appearance 2/21 vs. Texas - Made collegiate debut as pinch-runner.
As A Sophomore In 2003: Student Manager
As A Freshman In 2002: Student Manager
High School: A 2001 graduate of Los Altos High School A two-sport athlete in baseball and basketball Selected twice to the All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League team in baseball (2000, '01) as he compiled a combined .361 batting average with 19 doubles, five triples, two homers and 36 RBI in two varsity baseball seasons Led his high school baseball team to its first playoff appearance in 15 years Named three times to the All-League squad in basketball and was chosen team MVP for the 1999-2000 season Recipient of his school's First Annual Andre Santos Memorial Award in 2001 for his leadership in basketball Coached in baseball by Sandy Wihtol, a pitcher for the Cleveland Indians from 1978-82.
Other Amateur Baseball: Hit .220 in the summer of 2004 with the Maxim Yankees, helping the team advance to the National Baseball Congress World Series Spent the summer of 2003 playing for Hard Knocks Baseball, the San Jose Mets and the San Francisco Athletics Played in the summer of 2002 for the Northwest Titans in Portland, Oregon Played for the San Jose Rockies Palomino team during the summer of 2001, leading the squad to the regional championship.
MLB First-Year Player Draft: Has never been drafted.
Career Game Highs
R - 1, three times, last at Washington (5/8/04)
Getting To Know Cameron Matthews
|Parents:||Stephen Matthews and Tracy Schwartz |
|Favorite Pro Sports Team:||San Francisco Giants|
|Favorite Pro Sports Athlete:||Joe Montana|
|Game Day Ritual:||Eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches |
|Earliest Baseball Memory:||Playing games in the street when he was four years old|
|Did You Know:||Cameron spent some time living on the Stanford campus and attending Cardinal baseball games as a youth|
Last Updated: 5/30/05