Getting To Know The 2011 Sounds: Outfielder Brendan Katin

May 18, 2011 1:07 PM ET

Name: Brendan James Katin

Nickname: Burro

Position: Outfield

Hometown: Fort Myers, Florida

Resides: Wellington, Florida

School: Miami Hurricanes

Walk-Up Music: Hard Workin' Man - Brooks & Dunn

Sunflower Seeds or Bubblegum: Seeds

Favorite Music: Keith Anderson, Jason Aldean, Zack Brown Band, Eric Church, and Brooks & Dunn

Favorite Movies: Bloodsport, Boondock Saints, Super Troopers, Adam Sandler movies, and my favorite recent release would have to be Hall Pass

Favorite Actor: Adam Sandler

What's on TV: I'm really big into Swamp People these days, and also I'd have to say River Monsters, and Tosh.0.

Magazine Subscriptions: Florida Sportsmen

Favorite Food: My Mom's Meatloaf

Favorite Restaurant: Benihana

Favorite Cartoon as a Kid: Thundercats

Favorite Professional Athlete Growing Up: Mark McGwire

Favorite Current Athlete In Another Sport: LaDainian Tomlinson

Most Memorable Baseball Moment: Playing in the 2004 College World Series

My Welcome to Professional Baseball Moment was: Having Ed Sedar and Mark Littell as my first coaches in rookie ball in Helena, Montana.

My First Car was a: Chevy Suburban

My Dream Car is a: Ford F650

I Currently Drive a: Ford F250

I'm Afraid of: Lizards

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

Person Who Taught Me The Most: Don Money

Who Would Portray Me in a Movie About My Life: Chris Farley

Bookmarks: YouTube

Funniest Teammate: Tim Dillard

Best Dressing Teammate: Jeremy Reed

Most Intense Teammate: Justin James

Biggest Influence on My Batting Stance: Hitting Coach Sandy Guerrero

My Dream Date: Whitney Duncan

If I Wasn't Playing Baseball, I would be: Hopefully fishing...

Person I Would Like to Meet Outside of the Baseball World: Gary Allan

Favorite Original Nintendo Game: Super Mario Bros.

My Favorite Team City To Travel To: Reno, Nevada

Best & Worst Aspects About Being a Ballplayer:

  • Best: The friends I have made during my career
  • Worst: Travel

One Thing I Can't Live Without: My Cell Phone

Best Advice I've Ever Received: Keep your eye on the ball

Best Advice I Would Offer Kids Who Want To Play Professional Ball: Just keep at it and don't try to do too much.

Most Underrated Baseball Skill Kids Should Learn: Hitting homers

Favorite Place to visit in Nashville: Pancake Pantry - They have the best breakfast.

My First Job and How Much I was Paid: Working construction for $12.00/hr.

Best Prank I've Played On Someone: Changed a teammate's intro music to Madonna

Offseason Activities to Relax: A lot of fishing.

If I Could Face any Pitcher, it would be: Nic Ungs

If I Could Be Anyone Else In The World For One Day, It Would Be: Captain Jose Wejebe

Most Famous Person in my Cell Phone is: Bird

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