Every week during the fall season, SoonerSports.com 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