Countdown to first Pitch: 12 days
Ben Booker
Ben Booker

Sunday, February 07, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2009) - The ETSU baseball team begins the 2010 season Friday, Feb. 19 with the first game of the The Citadel Memorial Challenge against the host Bulldogs. Every day, leading up to the first pitch, a different member of the 2010 squad will check in with Buccaneer fans. Today junior Ben Booker is letting ETSU fans get to know him a little better.

 

Ben Booker (junior pitcher)

 

Birthday: March 19

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:   Knox Central High School

What's on TV: ESPN

I'm embarrassed to admit I watch: Re-runs of football games that I watched live.

What's in my iPod: Country

What I drive: Mustang

Favorite flicks:  Shooter, The Hangover, Notorious

Bookmarks (websites):  Facebook

Favorite class at ETSU: Marketing

Worst habit: Cussing

Pet peeve: I hate it when someone tells you to be quiet

Superstition: Shaved arms and listening to music before games

On my wall: Posters and Street Signs

Love to trade places for a day with: The President

Talent I'd most like to have: Be able to sing and play guitar

First job: Concrete Fisher

Favorite meal:  Biscuits and Gravy

Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Tiger Woods

Best concert/sporting event I've attended: Jason Aldean

Favorite city to visit: Denver

Favorite team growing up: Atlanta Braves

Favorite value in others: Trust

Favorite physical attribute about myself:  My abs

Dream Date:  Any date would be fine

Greatest love: Music

My hero:  My grandfather

My bucket list: See the 7 wonders of the world, fly an airplane

My favorite quote: "Never give up, Don't ever give up."  - Jimmy V

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