Dressendorfer, Kirk Richard 2009-07-02

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Dressendorfer talks about his career as a baseball player. He also shares some of his experience being a pitcher, and the games he played while he was at the University of Texas. This interview was conducted as part of the College Baseball Foundation Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Kirk Richard Dressendorfer

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Date: July 02, 2009

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Henry Crawford

Length: 00:37:26


Background; Born in Houston, Texas; Got one older brother; Went to Pearland High School; Played baseball in high school; Graduated in 1987; Interest in Baseball; Came from his dad; Dad was the real mentor; About high school coaches; Favorite players; At University of Texas (UT); Had great players to watch; Got the exposure; Playing career at UT; Pitched in the sophomore year; Favorite pitch was fastball; Strikeouts and home runs; Focused on Pitching; Had dilemma between shortstop and pitcher; Ballpark; Dimensions of the field; Check which way the wind blows; Game mounds; Favorite parks; Information on; Teammates; Catchers; Infielders in the team; Coaching; Teaches his three young kids; People seek professional advice; Life lessons from baseball; Don’t be afraid to fail; Control attitude and efforts.

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