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Dave Campbell (infielder)

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Dave Campbell (infielder)

Dave Campbell
Born: (1942-01-14) January 14, 1942
Manistee, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 17, 1967, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1974, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
Batting average .213
Hits 267
Home runs 20

David Wilson "Dave" Campbell (born January 14, 1942 in Manistee, Michigan) is a former American baseball player and current sportscaster. His nickname is "Soup", a reference to the brand name Campbell's Soup.


Campbell began his playing career with the University of Michigan, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and signed with the Detroit Tigers' system as an amateur free agent in 1964. He played mostly as a utility infielder for the Tigers, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, and Houston Astros in a big-league career that spanned eight seasons (1967-74).

In the late 1970s Campbell began a career in broadcasting, doing radio play-by-play for the Padres as well as San Diego State football and basketball. In the 1990s he was the Colorado Rockies' color commentator, and from 1990 to 2010 he worked for ESPN as

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