Kevan Smith, Catcher, Chicago White Sox, #61
Date of Birth: 6/28/1988
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
College: University of Pittsburgh
Kevan Smith, catcher for the Chicago White Sox, started as a football player at the University of Pittsburgh. After three years, he switched to baseball. He was drafted by the White Sox in 2011. He played in the minor leagues from 2011 through 2016. In 519 games, he batted .282 with 536 hits, 121 doubles, 314 RBIs, and 347 strikeouts to 189 walks. Defensively, as a catcher, he made 345 assists, 3,064 putouts, and 39 errors in 455 games.
Smith spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, playing in just 7 games with the White Sox.