Q&A: Kal Dimitrov – Herts Hawks #12

As we count down to the 2012 National Baseball Championships we are running a series of question and answer sessions with members of the Herts Falcons and Herts Hawks teams who will be going for silverware this Bank Holiday weekend.

1. Name: Kal Dimitrov

2. Nationality (if dual nationality enter both): British

3. Age: 41

4. Position(s): Bench (apart from cases when squad decimated due to injuries, plague or brawls – anywhere else but pitching)

5. Height: short

6. Weight: massive

7. Bats (right/left/switch): Right (if I don’t get confused)

8. Throws (right/left): Right (but better with left)

9. Previous appearances in the NBCs (year and which team and league i.e. NBL, AAA, AA etc.): 2010 (as a scorer)

10. What is your preferred song to go up to bat with: Carmina Burana

11. Favourite baseball movie: Major League

12. Favourite MLB team: Texas Rangers

13. Favourite MLB player: Pudge Rodriguez

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: Fully for

15. Should Barry Bonds’ home run record have an asterisk next to it: Shut up

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: 1, weekly, shower

17. Who is the most undervalued player in the team: It’s a toss up between Fully and Slate

18. Who is the prankster in the team: Pranks are not tolerated, but if any occur, it is usually the management that is blamed

19. What is your pre-game routine during the 24 hours before first pitch, any superstitions, etc.: Eat, sleep, put on weight

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: Nicotine and caffeine

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship: We win, of course

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: Hitting pitching defence


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