Q&A: Nick Russell – Herts Hawks #31

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: Nick Russell

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

3. Age: 32

4. Position(s): Pitcher/Shortstop

5. Height: 5’10”

6. Weight: 11.5st

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.): 2010 Eagles AAA

10. What is your preferred song to go up to bat with: Beastie Boys, Sabotage

11. Favourite baseball movie:Major League

12. Favourite MLB team: Boston Red Sox

13. Favourite MLB player: Pedro Martinez

14. For or against the Designated Hitter rule: For

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

16. What was the largest audience you have performed to (sports or other), when and what event: Regional baseball tournament, Montreal, Canada.

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

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.: Stretch and warm up at the gym

20. Your favourite pre-game meal: Bacon sandwich

21. Predictions for this weekend’s Championship:2012 AA Champions

22. Key to our success this weekend in 3 words: Win!Win!Win!


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