Zunino, Michael 2012-06-30

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College baseball player Michael Zunino talks about his playing style as a catcher, how he got started with baseball, and his reason for choosing to play at the University of Florida.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Michael Zunino

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Date: June 30, 2012

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 00:20:05


Coming from a baseball family, Father was a scout, Played baseball since he was a boy, Being a catcher, Physical demands of being a catcher, “No one remembers when you get hit with a foul ball”, Michael as a coach in the field, Blocking pitches, Exercise, Reason for going to Florida, First letter was from Clemson, Was impressed with Florida, Considered not going to college, Value of going to college, College story, Broken right thumb, Did not get it x-rayed to keep playing, Left thumb dislocation, Catching helping hitting, Noticing pitching tendencies, Talking to umpires, Hopes and expectations, Give 100%, Get into big leagues, Interview ends

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