Cam Bonifay, inducted 2012
|Cam Bonifay played football, basketball and baseball at Mark Smith High School. Was a starting guard for Butch Clifton on the 1969 State AAA championship basketball team. Went on to Georgia Tech where he starred in both baseball and football setting or tying records in both sports. Was an Honorable Mention All American baseball player for the Yellow Jackets. Played one season of professional baseball with the Cardinal organization before entering baseball administration. Was a scout for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1980-1981 and for the Reds in 83. Became scouting director for the Pirates in 1990 and was assistant General Manager from 1991-93. Was named GM of the Pirates in 93, a position he held until 2001. Named Baseball Executive of the Year in 1997. After leaving Pirates, spent five seasons as Director of Player Development for the Tampa Bay Rays and under his leadership the Durham Bulls won the International League title three straight years. Joined the Cardinals front office in 2007, and a year later returned to the Cincinnati Reds as a special assistant to the GM, a position he still holds today. Youngest person ever elected to the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame when he was inducted in 1982.|
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