Ackley, Dustin Michael 2009-07-01

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Dustin Ackley talks about his background, family, and professional baseball experience. He discusses the challenges of being a college baseball player and managing academics.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dustin Michael Ackley

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Date: July 1, 2009

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Henry Crawford

Length: 00:37:39


Background; Family background; Education details; Development of interest towards athletics; Being selected as a candidate for the Dick Howser Award; Thoughts on Lubbock, Texas; Professional baseball; Father; His thoughts on being drafted; Experiences inside and outside baseball; Moments on the field; Playing in Omaha, Nebraska; Interests outside the baseball; Opportunities for coaching and mentoring; Family in baseball; Playing during the baseball season; Baseball season; Batting average; Football heroes of that era; College life and baseball; Biggest challenge as a baseball player; More memorable experiences in college outside of baseball; Managing academics and playing baseball; Experiences of travelling with the team; Planning for the game; Playing professional baseball; Playing in some of the biggest stadiums; Experience of playing in front of larger crowds; Challenge of playing professional baseball; Night games versus day games

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