Q&A: Andy Cornish – Herts Hawks #7

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: Andy Cornish

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

3. Age: 27

4. Position(s): Catcher, 3rd and Centre field

5. Height: 6’2

6. Weight: 85kg

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.):

2004: Falcons AA (runner-up)

2007: Falcons AA (runner-up)

2008: Falcons AAA (Champions)

2009: Falcons NBL (4th)

2012: Hawks AA (??!!)

10. What is your preferred song to go up to bat with: Bill Conti – Gonna fly now

11. Favourite baseball movie: Bull Durham

12. Favourite MLB team: Dodgers

13. Favourite MLB player: Clayton Kershaw

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: For – in some situations

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

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: 5

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

18. Who is the prankster in the team: Louis

19. What is your pre-game routine during the 24 hours before first pitch, any superstitions, etc.: no routine to speak of, but need long black socks, batting gloves have to be correct

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: breakfast! I usually have Fruit and Fibre

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship: Herts Win

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: “Who wants it?!”

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