Countdown To Opening Day (12 Days): Daniel Palka

Feb. 5, 2012

The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2012 season Friday, Feb. 17 when it opens play in the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Classic at Winthrop. Stay tuned to and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.

Daniel Palka
Twitter: @DanielPalka
1B/LHP/OF | L-L | 6-2 | 228 | Sophomore | Lyman, S.C. (Greer) List three words that describe you…
Daniel Palka: Good-looking, Attractive, Beauty

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
DP: George Clooney is my uncle

RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
DP: Coaching, baseball history, academics

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
DP: My boys

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
DP: Hustle

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
DP: Worked out at Fenway

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
DP: Nick Swisher

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
DP: Walkoff hit against UNC

RW: What is your dream job?
DP: Major League Baseball player

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
DP: My grandpa’s number

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
DP: Sicily

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
DP: George Bush

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
DP: Being drafted

RW: What’s your nickname?
DP: Bonito


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