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 RamblinWreck.com and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.
1B/LHP/OF | L-L | 6-2 | 228 | Sophomore | Lyman, S.C. (Greer)
RW.com: 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?
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…
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?