Q&A: Ryan Bird – Herts Falcons #60

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: Ryan Bird

2. Nationality (if dual nationality enter both): South African

3. Age: 29

4. Position(s): Catch / Pitch / 1B

5. Height:1.83cm

6. Weight: 104kg

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

8. Throws (right/left): Left

9. Previous appearances in the NBCs (year and which team and league i.e. NBL, AAA, AA etc.):2008 – 2011 Richmond Flames

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

11. Favourite baseball movie: Major League

12. Favourite MLB team: Yanks

13. Favourite MLB player: Derek Jeter

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: For

15. Should Barry Bonds’ home run record have an asterisk next to it: No

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: InterProvincial Tournament South Africa 2005 1500

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

18. Who is the prankster in the team: Lee Manning

19. What is your pre-game routine during the 24 hours before first pitch, any superstitions, etc.: None

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: None

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship: National vs Falcons Final

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: Pitching, no errors.


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