Former Boston Red Sox outfield Mike Cameron has decided to call it a career after 17 seasons, as his current team the Washington Nationals announced his retirement plans Sunday. According to a report by the Sporting News, Cameron had a good shot of making Washington's Opening Day roster as a platoon center-fielder, however, decided to not report to Spring Training.
Over the course of his 17-year career, Cameron made one All-Star team (2001), three Gold Gloves and was a part of eight different MLB franchises with his longest tenure being just four seasons.
Cameron played a small portion of his career in Boston, who signed him in the winter of 2009 and then traded him in the summer of '11.
In just 81 games with the Red Sox, he hit notched a .219 batting average with just seven home runs and 14 RBI.
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