Mike Smith


IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2006)


Mike won baseball letters in 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1992. He was first team All-Big Ten in 1991 and 1992; Big Ten Player of the Year in 1992; second team All-American in 1992. Mike was Sporting News National Player of the Year in 1992; hit .490 with 27 home runs and 95 RBI in 1992 to win the national triple crown, the first and only player in NCAA history to do so. He holds the IU single-season records for average, home runs, runs batted in, slugging percentage and total bases. Mike is tied for the IU career record with 47 homers.