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Getting To Know The 2011 Sounds: Pitcher Daniel Meadows
06/23/2011 1:42 PM ET
 
Name: Daniel Stuart Meadows

Nickname: Thunder Dan

Position: Left-Handed Pitcher

Hometown: Katy, Texas

Resides: Katy, Texas

School: Temple College Leopards

Sunflower Seeds or Bubblegum: Seeds

Favorite Music: Randy Rogers Band, Wade Bowen, and Garth Brooks

Music On My iPod: Country and Gangster Rap

Favorite Movies: Crazy Heart and Bull Durham

Favorite Actor: Jeff Bridges

What's on TV: 16 & Pregnant, Criminal Minds, and Versus.

Favorite Food: Mexican

Favorite Cereal Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Favorite Restaurant: Pappasito's Cantina

Favorite Cartoon as a Kid: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Favorite Professional Athletes Growing Up: Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio

Favorite Current Athlete In Another Sport: Andre Johnson

Most Memorable Baseball Moment: Getting drafted by Brewers in 2008

My Welcome to Professional Baseball Moment was: Having to pay clubhouse dues

My First Car was a: 1998 Ford F-150

My Dream Car is a: Cadillac Escalade

I Currently Drive a: 2007 Ford F-150

I'm Afraid of: Whales

My Favorite Place To Visit In Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame

Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies & Cream

Last Book I Read: Getting To Heaven by Don Piper

Most Influential in Getting Me to Where I am Today: My Parents

Person Who Taught Me The Most: My Dad

Favorite MLB Team Milwaukee Brewers

Who Would Portray Me in a Movie About My Life: Matt Damon

Bookmarks: ESPN and Facebook

Funniest Teammate: Erick Almonte

My Dream Date: My Wife

Pregame Rituals and Superstitions: Pregame shower

If I Wasn't Playing Baseball, I would be: Finishing school

Person I Would Like to Meet Outside of the Baseball World: George Strait

Favorite Original Nintendo Game: Duck Hunt

One Thing I Can't Live Without: My wife

My hidden talent is: Hat tricks

Best Advice I Would Offer Kids Who Want To Play Professional Ball: Stay true to yourself and strong in your faith.

Most Underrated Baseball Skill Kids Should Learn: Throw off-speed pitches for strikes

My First Job and How Much I was Paid: Made minimum wage at Cold Stone Creamery

Best Prank I've Played On Someone: I put Icy Hot in someone's shower shoes

Offseason Activities to Relax: Go fishing, hanging out with my wife and friends

If I Could Face Any Batter, it would be: Albert Pujols

Most Famous Person in my Cell Phone is: Lucas Luetge


This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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