Alexander Smit

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Alexander Smit
Born: (1985-10-02) 2 October 1985 (age 31)
Geldrop, Netherlands
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Alexander Smit
Medal record
Men’s Baseball
Representing  Netherlands
European Baseball Championship
Gold medal – first place 2003 Netherlands National team

Alexander Roelof Smit (born 2 October 1985 in Geldrop) is a Dutch baseball player, who has played with the Netherlands national baseball team.

Smit signed originally with the Minnesota Twins as a non-drafted free agent on 14 July 2002, and was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds on 12 July 2007.

He's represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where he and his team finished in sixth place, at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing,[1] and at the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic.[2]


  1. ^ "Smit at the Dutch Olympic Archive". Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  2. ^ "World Baseball Classic". Archived from the original on 27 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-31.