Q&A: Kimiyoshi Saionji – Herts Falcons #55

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: Kimiyoshi Saionji

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

3. Age: I was born in Year of Tiger according the Oriental Zodiac

4. Position(s): Secondbase, Outfielder

5. Height: taller than Harry Potter

6. Weight: on a diet

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

8. Throws (right/left): right

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

10. What is your preferred song to go up to bat with: I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing (Aerosmith)

11. Favourite baseball movie: Moneyball

12. Favourite MLB team:

13. Favourite MLB player: Hideki Matsui, Hiroki Kuroda, Shane Victorino

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: For

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

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: Farewell speech for the company’s director on behalf of the office

17. Who is the most undervalued player in the team: No comment

18. Who is the prankster in the team: Lee

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

sleeping well

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: Onigiri (rice ball)

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship: Falcons and Hawks WIN

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: sunny no rain


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