Nickname: Schmidy, Float
Years Playing With The Tigers: 2001, 2011-present
High School/Graduation Year: Springfield High School - Class of 2002
College: South Dakota State University
Family: parents: Tim & Barb Tauer, sisters: Kristy and Sara
Job: Expressway Manager, Staples Oil
Best Part Of Playing Amateur Baseball: Being able to play the best sport in American history.
Should players from the "Steroids Era" such as Mark McGwire, Rafael Palmeiro, and Roger Clemens be in the Baseball Hall of Fame? Yes, everyone was using steroids at the time. Stop covering it on ESPN.
Favorite Davis Story or Quote: I'm gonna have to go with, "You're Alright!" "Huh Bud!"
Your Pick to Win the 2011 World Series: Minnesota Twins
Major League Ballparks You've Visited: Metrodome, Target Field, Coors Field, Tropicana Field, Wrigley Field
One Piece of Advice for Young Ball Players: hustle all the time
Don't Ever Do This When You're Playing Baseball: Walk out to your position!
Parting Thoughts: Chris Sturm is the smartest person I know. Not only on the field, but in life. Anyone can learn from him. If everyone could model their lives after him, the world would be a better place.