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Get to Know Your Loons: Eric Smith
06/18/2013 4:22 PM ET
 

Full Name: Eric Andrew Smith

Hometown: La Canada, Calif.

Residence: La Canada, Calif.

Favorite TV show: Psych

Favorite musician: Eric Church

Types of music on your iPod: Everything

Guilty pleasure movie: The Notebook

Music to work out to: House music

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: Justin Bieber (more than one song)

Favorite actor: Brad Pitt

Last movie at the theater: The Purge

Celebrity crush: Mila Kunis

Favorite food: Steak Fajitas

Farthest you've ever traveled from your hometown: Maine

Top three things on bucket list: Vacation in Europe, Go to a Super Bowl, See the Pyramids

Dream vacation: Maldives

Favorite cartoon as a kid: Rocket Power

Last book you read: With the Old Breed by Eugene Sledge

If you could be anybody else in the word for a day: Tom Brady

People who taught you the most: My parents

Favorite baseball player: Chipper Jones

If you could face one pitcher: Tim Wakefield

MLB player you model your game after: Joe Mauer

Favorite MLB team when you were growing up: Atlanta Braves

Favorite athletes in other sports: Tom Brady

Best moment as a professional ballplayer: First pro hit

Your "welcome to pro baseball" moment: Broken bat pop-up in my first at-bat

If you weren't a baseball player, you would be: Finishing school, applying to grad school

First car: Jeep Grand Cherokee

Dream car: Aston Martin

Current car: Jeep Grand Cherokee

Most rowdy Loon on bus rides: Miguel Sulbaran

Most intense Loons during workouts: Pat Stover

Best dressing Loon: Malcolm Holland

Loon most likely to be on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette: Corey Seager

Loon that is always on their phone: Jesmuel Valentin

Favorite city to visit on a road trip: San Diego or San Francisco

Magazine subscriptions: Sports Illustrated

Favorite websites: BarstoolSports.com

Favorite video game, then and now: NCAA Football

Favorite subject in school: History

Favorite sport besides baseball: Football

Best and worst part of being a ballplayer: Best - getting to play every day and getting paid to do it; Worst - constantly being away from family and friend

Biggest fear: Heights

Biggest baseball influence: My dad

Biggest life influence: My family

Best advice you've ever received: Keep grinding

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