Q&A: Andrew Slater – Herts Hawks #99

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: Andrew Slater

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

3. Age:28

4. Position(s): 1B/3B

5. Height: 6 foot 5 inchs

6. Weight: 13 stone

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.): None

10. What is your preferred song to go up to bat with: Back in Black (AC/DC)

11. Favourite baseball movie: Field of dreams

12. Favourite MLB team: Boston Red Sox

13. Favourite MLB player: Ken Griffey Jr

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: For

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

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: 1994 football youth cup final

17. Who is the most undervalued player in the team: Tim Elkins (always there when you need him)

18. Who is the prankster in the team: Andy Fulley

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

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: Anything i have in the fridge

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship: Hawks Champions

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: No stupid Errors


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