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Countdown To Opening Day (21 Days): A.J. Murray

Jan. 27, 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.

A.J. Murray
Twitter: @amurr159
C | R-R | 6-1 | 222 | Freshman | Westfield, N.J. (Westfield)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
A.J. Murray: Shy, Competitive, Easy-going

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
AM: I’m a phenomenal dancer

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

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
AM: Never let anyone tell you that you can’t do something

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
AM: Walk-off home run to win the College World Series

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
AM: Joe Mauer

RW: What is your dream job?
AM: Playing professional baseball

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
AM: I wore No. 9 in high school football and thought it was a good fit

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
AM: Whatever is working, keep doing it

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
AM: Playing little league baseball

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited.
AM: St. John’s, Virgin Islands

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
AM: A.J. — Andrew is my full name

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
AM: Yogi Berra

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
AM: Being named the State Player of the Year in New Jersey

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