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    In the Dugout with Michael Nilles

    Go Hoosiers! Junior Michael Nilles drove in a pair of runs against Iowa on May 6.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Junior Michael Nilles drove in a pair of runs against Iowa on May 6.
    Go Hoosiers!

    May 8, 2006

    Before the season the new members of the Hoosier baseball team gave us their insight on some issues in and outside of baseball. Throughout the remainder of the season, IUHOOSIERS.com will now look at what the upperclassmen have to say. Junior infielder Michael Nilles is up next.

    Best thing about Bloomington:
    The restaurants

    Best thing about the team:
    No one is playing for themselves.

    What are three words that best describe Coach Smith?
    Personable, intelligent, funny

    Who would play you in a movie?
    Dane Cook

    Which professional player would you compare yourself to?
    Joe Crede - Chicago White Sox

    What is your favorite major league ballpark?
    U.S. Cellular Field - Chicago White Sox

    What would be the title of your autobiography?
    What it's Like Being a White Sox Fan from the North Side

    Should college baseball switch to wooden bats?
    Never

    Favorite baseball team:
    Chicago White Sox

    What is going through your mind on a 3-2 count?
    Depends on the last pitch, but 99 percent of the time I am thinking fastball.

    If you were given one million dollars, what is the first thing you would do with it?
    I would buy everyone in my family a BMW.

    What one pitcher in baseball history would you like to face?
    Bobby Jenks (Chicago White Sox) - I would like to see what 100 mph looks like.

     

     


       

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