2012: Played in 21 games, starting 18 … had 13 hits, nine runs, five RBI, a triple and a home run … had a pair of hits, three RBI and a home run at Florida Atlantic (Mar. 2-4) … tallied a pair of hits, three walks and three runs at Richmond (Mar. 16-18) … was 2-for-2 at North Carolina (Mar. 20) … had a hit, a walk and a run in doubleheader versus Harvard (Apr. 1) … tallied a pair of hits, an RBI and a run in doubleheader at Yale (Apr. 7) … went 2-for-4 in game one at Brown (Apr. 8) … was 1-for-2 with a triple at St. John’s (Apr. 18).
2011: Played in 29 games in the Princeton outfield … batted .243 with 26 hits in 107 at-bats … had appeared in all 25 games before an injury on April 9 at Harvard … returned in the Ivy League Championship Series … had five doubles, two home runs and drove in 21 runs … had two hits and three RBIs in Princeton’s win at No. 7 LSU … had a two-run double against Holy Cross … drove in three and scored twice in a win at VCU … had five hits in a three-game series at Georgetown … games were part of an 11-game hitting streak, which started on March 17 at North Carolina A&T … had two hits, a run scored and an RBI in a win at Navy … had two hits and drove in a run in a win over Brown … homered and drove in three runs in a win over Brown … doubled and scored a run in a win over Yale … had an RBI-single in a win at Rutgers … singled and scored a run in a win at Harvard … injured when he was hit by a pitch in his first at-bat in the second game at Harvard … returned to the lineup in Game 1 of the ILCS and hit a two-run home run in the win … also singled in Princeton’s Game 3 series clinching win … appeared in both NCAA Regional games against both Texas and Texas State.
2010: Appeared in 32 games, starting 28 in both center and left field … batted .277 with 28 hits in 101 at-bats … had six doubles and two home runs … drove in six runs and scored 16 … made his collegiate debut on March 5 against Radford … first hit and RBI came with a single at Elon … drove in a run with a groundout against Bucknell … had three singles, stole two key bases and scored three runs in a win at UNC Greensboro … added two hits, both singles in a loss at North Carolina … doubled in a loss to Harvard to start a five-game hitting streak … had three singles and stole a base in a loss at Rutgers … homered and drove in two in a loss at Brown … had a solo home run in a loss at Yale … singled three times and drove in a run in a loss to Monmouth … doubled in both ends of a doubleheader at Columbia … singled twice and scored two runs in a loss to Penn … doubled in a run and scored twice in a win at Rider … singled and scored a run in a loss to Cornell.
At San Pasqual
Earned four varsity letters in baseball as an outfielder and catcher ... batted above .400 in three of his four high school season, including a high of .500 as a junior ... was an all-league player as sophomore, junior and senior and Player of the Year the last two seasons ... served as team captain as a senior ... was also a running back and lettered three times in football.
Son of Rodger and Joyce Baird ... father attended Claremont and is a retired chemist ... mother attended Occidental and is a teacher ... has an older brother Rory who is a senior Claremont McKenna ... birthday is Aug. 30.
| Career Highs
||3, 3 Times, Most Recent vs. Monmouth (4/13/10)|
|Runs||3, at UNC Greensboro (3/15/10)|
||3, 4x MR at Florida Atlantic (3/2/12)|
| Hitting Streak
|| 11 Games (3/17/11-4/2/11)
Career Home Runs1. April 10, 2010 at Brown (solo)
2. April 11, 2010 at Yale (solo)
3. April 2, 2011 vs. Brown (solo)
4. May 7, 2011 vs. Dartmouth (Ivy League Championship Series Game 1) (2-run)
5. March 2, 12 at Florida Atlantic (3-run)
|High School:||San Pasqual|