Q&A: Nic Goetz – Herts Hawks #29

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: Nicolas Goetz

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

3. Age: 40

4. Position(s): P, 3B

5. Height: 184cm

6. Weight: 96kg

7. Bats (right/left/switch): right

8. Throws (right/left): right

9. Previous appearances in the NBCs (year and which team and league i.e. NBL, AAA, AA etc.): 2008 Herts Falcons AAA, 2009 Herts Falcons NBL (if I remember correctly)

10. What is your preferred song to go up to bat with: Paint it Black

11. Favourite baseball movie: Moneyball

12. Favourite MLB team: Red Sox

13. Favourite MLB player: Nomar Garciaparra

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: For

15. Should Barry Bonds’ home run record have an asterisk next to it: No, except every stats get an asterisk

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: around 500, German 2nd Baseball Bundesliga against Heidenheim

17. Who is the most undervalued player in the team: Kal

18. Who is the prankster in the team: Slattttter

19. What is your pre-game routine during the 24 hours before first pitch, any superstitions, etc.: No routine

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: Breakfast

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship: Hawks all the way, BOOM!

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: keep the intensity


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