Jon Shackelford Q&A

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
OCTOBER 15, 2004

Every week during the fall season, will provide Sooner fans a candid look at the Oklahoma baseball team through individual question and answer sessions with each player.  This week Jon Shackelford answers a variety of questions ranging from where his favorite place to visit to his ultimate SportsCenter highlight.

1. Where’s your favorite place to visit?  The golf course

2. If you could invite any three people (dead or alive) to dinner, who would they be?  Mark McGuire, Michael Jordan and Phil Mickelson

3. What would be the first thing you would purchase if you won the lottery?  Harley Davidson

4. Favorite magazine:  Wild Fowl Duck Hunting

5. What CD is in your stereo right now?  311 Greatest Hits

6. What was your favorite baseball team when you were younger?  Atlanta Braves

7. If you weren’t a catcher, what position would you like to play?  Pitcher

8. What do you like in your cereal bowl?  Lucky Charms

9. Do you have any superstitions and what are they?  Left shoe on first, always.

10. Favorite former OU baseball player:  Casey Bookout

11. What have you always wanted to do but were never able?  Duck hunt for a couple of weeks straight.

12. Ultimate SportsCenter highlight:  Mark McGuire breaking the record.

13. I started playing baseball at age ...  Five

14. My personal on-the-field description:  Hustler

15. Dancing style:  Two-step

16. What do you feel is your role on the team?  Whatever the coaches want.

17. Favorite type of cake:  Cheesecake

18. If you could live in another country, which country would you choose?  Bolivia

19. Favorite way to eat an Oreo:  All at once

20. When do you find time to do your homework?  At night

21. What is your favorite candy bar?  Met-RX protein plus

22. If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would you choose?  Barry Bonds

23. Do you have any phobias?  Snakes






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