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Countdown to First Pitch: 4 days

Feb. 16, 2009

ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2009 season Friday, Feb. 20 when it opens a three-game series with Lipscomb. Every day, leading up to the first pitch, a different member of the 2009 squad will check in with Yellow Jacket fans. Today sophomore Deck McGuire shares some information about himself.

Deck McGuire
Sophomore RHP

Birthday: June 23, 1989
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Deep Run
What’s on TV: CSI, Sportscenter, Lost
I’m embarrassed to admit I watch: Grey’s Anatomy
What’s in my iPod: Country – Blake Shelton and Crossing Dixon
What I drive: 1996 Ford Explorer
Favorite flicks: Gladiator and The Green Mile
Magazine subscriptions: ESPN The Magazine
Bookmarks (websites): ESPN, Netflix, Baseball America
Favorite class at Tech: Business Law
Worst habit: I talk, ALOT
Pet peeve: Bad breath
Superstition: I have steak the night before I pitch
On my wall: Movie posters
Love to trade places for a day with: Tiger Woods
Talent I’d most like to have: Play the guitar
Favorite meal: Steak and mashed potatoes
Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Tiger Woods
Best concert/sporting event I’ve attended: Dierks Bentley and Jason Aldean
Favorite city to visit: New York
Favorite team growing up: Atlanta Braves
Favorite value in others: Honesty
Favorite physical attribute about myself: My blue eyes
And least: Everything else
Dream date: Megan Fox
Greatest love: Baseball and sleep
My hero: My uncle, Kenny McGuire
My bucket list: Learn to play guitar, skydive, sit on the top of an Egyptian pyramid, and go snowboarding in Vail
My favorite quote: Life is too short to be so serious

Past Blogs/Q&A’s:
Countdown to First Pitch: 5 days – blog by Patrick Long
Countdown to First Pitch: 6 days – blog by Kevin Jacob
Countdown to First Pitch: 7 days – Q&A by Zach Brewster
Countdown to First Pitch: 8 days – blog by Jake Davies
Countdown to First Pitch: 9 days – blog by Zach Von Tersch
Countdown to First Pitch: 10 days – blog by Thomas Nichols
Countdown to First Pitch: 11 days – Q&A by Tony Plagman
Countdown to First Pitch: 12 days – blog by Connor Winn
Countdown to First Pitch: 13 days – blog by Mark Pope
Countdown to First Pitch: 14 days – Q&A by Jeff Rowland
Countdown to First Pitch: 15 days – blog by Matt Simonds
Countdown to First Pitch: 16 days – blog by Jay Dantzler
Countdown to First Pitch: 17 days – blog by Chris House
Countdown to First Pitch: 18 days – Q&A by Jason Haniger
Countdown to First Pitch: 19 days – blog by Derek Dietrich

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