Stockton Spotlight: Josh Horton

Get to know more about Ports infielder

Get to know more about two-time champion Josh Horton.

May 8, 2010 9:46 AM ET

STOCKTON, Calif.-- Now that the 2010 season is underway, get to know a little more about this year's Ports players! The Ports will release one Stockton Spolight feature per day, highlighting a new Ports player! Meet Ports infielder Josh Horton, a member of the 2008 California League Championship team and 2009 Texas League Championship team. He joins the 2010 Ports following off-season elbow surgery and a month-long stint in Extended Spring Training.

Full Name: Joshua R. Horton
Born: 02/19/1986
Birthplace: Chapel Hill, NC
College: UNC Chapel Hill
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Bats/Throws: L/R

Nickname: Josh
How did you get nickname: It's my first name, but shorter
Favorite type of music: Classic Rock
Favorite band: The Band
Walk-up/Intro Song: Be My Lover by La Bouche
What's great about your walk-up song: The beginning
Favorite TV show: Jersey Shore
Favorite movie: The Big Lebowski
Favorite food: Fried Okra
Favorite pro athlete: Rasheed Wallace
Favorite teams: UNC Basketball
Hobbies: Skee-ball, Tiger Woods '10
Favorite thing about your hometown: My family
Person who taught me the most: My parents
If I wasn't playing baseball, I'd be: Finishing my degree
Position/Sport other than your own you'd like to play: Basektball
Baseball stadium you want to play in: Wrigley
Last book I read was: The Kite Runner
Pet Peeve: Cars with spoilers, Ed Hardy T-Shirts

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

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