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Hometown: Hastings, Pa.
Years in MiLB: 12
Years in Curve, PA: 12 (2008-present)
Past positions with the Curve: Suite Attendant, Beer Server, Buffet Attendant, Concessions Assistant Manager
What made you want to work in sports? The Altoona Curve
Favorite Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite memory working in or watching baseball: Andy Pettitte & Derek Jeter coming out of the dugout to get Mariano Rivera during his final game will forever give me chills.
If I'm batting or pitching at PNG Field, my walkout song is: "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina & The Waves
Favorite place in Blair County? Logan Town Center
Favorite place to eat in Altoona: Longhorn Steakhouse
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Why or why not? Essentially anything can be a sandwich so long as it is between two slices of bread or inside a bun.
If you were a ghost, who or where would you haunt? Glenn McComas' house
Do you have any hidden talents? Licenced cosmetology teacher
If a movie about your life was made, what actor would you cast to play you? Sandra Bullock
What would be the title of your autobiography? "Living My Best Life"
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Hawaii
If you could meet anyone in the history of the world, who would it be? Kenny Chesney

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Hometown: Sayville, N.Y.
College: Ohio University
Years in MiLB: 1
Years in Curve, PA: 1 (2019-present)
What made you want to work in sports? Getting to work at a stadium every day
Favorite Sports Teams: New York Yankees
Favorite memory working in or watching baseball: 2009 World Series
If I'm batting or pitching at PNG Field, my walkout song is: "Can't Stop" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite place in Blair County? PNG Field
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Why or why not? No. It's a hot dog.
If you were a ghost, who or where would you haunt? Athens, Ohio
If a movie about your life was made, what actor would you cast to play you? Robert Downey Jr.
What would be the title of your autobiography? "The Wilson Way"
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Australia
If you could meet anyone in the history of the world, who would it be? Mickey Mantle

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
College: Washington & Jefferson College
Years in MiLB: 1
Years in Curve, PA: 1 (2019-present)
What made you want to work in sports? The passion for sports in general.
Favorite Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates, Penguins and Steelers
Favorite memory working in or watching baseball: Pirates 2013 Wild Card Game
If I'm batting or pitching at PNG Field, my walkout song is: 'Flip The Switch" by Quavo & Drake
Favorite place in Blair County? Roaring Spring
Favorite place to eat in Altoona: Primanti Bros.
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Why or why not? I guess technically it is. Meat in between bread.
If you were a ghost, who or where would you haunt? My sisters: Nicole and Brooke.
Do you have any hidden talents? Nope. Not that I know of...yet.
If a movie about your life was made, what actor would you cast to play you? Tommy Wiseau... His acting is as bad as mine.
What would be the title of your autobiography? "The Life of Alex Popies"
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Germany
If you could meet anyone in the history of the world, who would it be? Abraham Lincoln

Hometown: Carlisle, Pa. 
College: California University of PA aka "Harvard on the Mon"
Years in MiLB: 3
Years in Curve, PA: 1 (2019-present)
Past MiLB organizations: Binghamton Rumble Ponies and Harrisburg Senators
What made you want to work in sports? I have been a part of sport since I was 5 years old and I've always enjoyed watching and playing sports.
Favorite Sports Teams: All Pittsburgh teams (Steelers, Penguins, Pirates)
Favorite memory working in or watching baseball: Getting to go to the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Break Festivities
If I'm batting or pitching at PNG Field, my walkout song is: "Good Time" by Ocean Park Standoff
Favorite place to eat in Altoona: Primanti Bros and Chick-fil-A
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Why or why not? No, a hotdog is not a sandwich. That's like saying a tomato is a vegetable, which it is not.
Do you have any hidden talents? The lost art of driving a stick shift
If a movie about your life was made, what actor would you cast to play you? Probably my youngest brother, Casey. He is like a mini me and can act exactly like me.
What would be the title of your autobiography? "How do you get Pageant out of Padgett?"
Where would you go on your dream vacation? I'd go back to Arizona so I could visit the Grand Canyon
If you could meet anyone in the history of the world, who would it be? Jerome Bettis aka "The Bus"

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Hometown: Forest Hill, Md.
Years in MiLB: 11
Years in Curve, PA: 11 (2009-present) 
What made you want to work in sports? My love for baseball
Favorite Sports Teams: Maryland Terrapins
Favorite memory working in or watching baseball: When Tippy Martinez picked off the side
If I'm batting or pitching at PNG Field, my walkout song is: "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith
Favorite place in Blair County? Canoe Creek State Park
Favorite place to eat in Altoona: Tim's American Cafe
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Why or why not? Yes. It's meat & bread.
If you were a ghost, who or where would you haunt? Patriots fans
If a movie about your life was made, what actor would you cast to play you? I'll just play myself
What would be the title of your autobiography? "Who's He?"
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Mars
If you could meet anyone in the history of the world, who would it be? Winston Churchill

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Hometown: Eastlake, Ohio
College: Lake Erie College & University of Georgia
Years in MiLB: 9
Years in Curve, PA: 2 (September 2017-present)
Past MiLB organizations: Lake County Captains, Clinton LumberKings, Mahoning Valley Scrappers & West Virgina Power
What made you want to work in sports? Love of the game and working outside
Favorite Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers & Ohio State Buckeyes
Favorite memory working in or watching baseball: Having fish swim on my warning track from flooding
If I'm batting or pitching at PNG Field, my walkout song is: "The Pride" by Five Finger Death Punch
Favorite place in Blair County? PNG Field! Becasue my office is a ballfield 
Favorite place to eat in Altoona: Jack & George's
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Why or why not? No! That's like saying ice cream is dinner.
If you were a ghost, who or where would you haunt? David Lozinak. He's the coolest.
Do you have any hidden talents? Yes...but they're hidden.
If a movie about your life was made, what actor would you cast to play you? A young Tom Hanks
What would be the title of your autobiography? "Making Lemonade: What I Did With All Those Lemons"
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Mars
If you could meet anyone in the history of the world, who would it be? Teddy Roosevelt