Rotary Smith Award

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The Rotary Smith Award was an award given annually to the most outstanding college baseball player. The award was established in 1988 by the Greater Houston Sports Association. In 1996, the Rotary Club of Houston joined the award committee. In 2004, the award was succeeded by the Roger Clemens Award.

Award Winners[edit]

Year Player School Position
1988 Andy Benes Evansville RHP
1989 Ben McDonald Louisiana State RHP
1990 Mike Kelly Arizona State OF
1991 Bobby Jones Fresno State RHP
1992 Mike Alex Smith Indiana OF
1993 Darren Dreifort Wichita State RHP
1994 Jason Varitek Georgia Tech C
1995 Mark Kotsay Cal State Fullerton OF
1996 Kris Benson Clemson RHP
1997 Tim Hudson Auburn RHP/OF
1998 Brad Wilkerson Florida LHP/OF
1999 Jason Jennings Baylor RHP/DH
2000 Kip Bouknight South Carolina RHP
2001 Mark Prior Southern California RHP
2002 Khalil Greene Clemson SS
2003 Rickie Weeks Southern 2B