25-year-old Daz Cameron went to Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy in McDonough, Georgia, and was a member of the baseball team there. He posted a.392 batting average as a freshman.
In his second season, he increased his power, hitting.434 with a.764 slugging percentage, seven home runs, and 28 runs batted in (RBIs) in 106 at-bats. He committed to play collegiate baseball for the Florida State Seminoles by enrolling at Florida State University on a baseball scholarship.
Cameron was a part of the USA Baseball’s 18-and-under national team in the summer of 2014, competing against other Pan American Baseball Confederation teams. He also played in the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game in 2013 and 2014.
Cameron was named Georgia’s Gatorade Player of the Year after hitting.455 with eight home runs and 32 RBIs as a senior in 2015. Following the 2019 season, Cameron was added to the Tigers’ 40–man roster.
The Tigers promoted him to the main leagues on September 9, 2020, and he made his major league debut that day. Cameron collected his first big league hit, an RBI single, against Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito on September 11.
Cameron batted.193 in 17 games with the 2020 Detroit Tigers, with no home runs and three RBIs. Mike, Ameron’s father, spent seventeen years in MLB, playing for eight different organizations. When he was 13 years old, his father began teaching him how to play baseball.