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Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With John Gast

Feb. 12, 2009

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State Baseball is gearing up for what looks to be an exciting season in 2009. Following a run to the College World Series last year, the Seminoles hope to make a return trip to Omaha in ’09 returning 18 letterwinners while welcoming 13 newcomers.

To provide fans with an inside look into the 2009 season, Seminoles.com is featuring daily highlights including interviews with all 33 players as well as a preview for the upcoming season as we count down the days to first pitch on Friday, February 20 against Hofstra.

With eight days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with sophomore southpaw John Gast.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Boston Red Sox

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Boston Legal

3. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Nolan Ryan

4. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?
a. Buster Posey

5. Other than at Florida State what is the best venue you have competed at?
a. Omaha

6. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

7. Dream vacation?
a. Skiing

8. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Bugs Bunny

9. Favorite food?
a. Chicken

10. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Nolan Ryan, Jamey Shouppe, Jennifer Aniston

11. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Going to college

12. Favorite team tradition?
a. Gold Bond Sunday

13. Who makes you laugh?
a. Jimmy Marshall

14. Why did you pick FSU?
a. Because its awesome

15. Best memory from FSU?
a. Super regional win

16. Talent I would most like to have?
a. Be able to dance

17. Your words to live by…
a. You’re either first or you’re last

18. One thing I can’t live without?
a. Air

19. Favorite spot on campus?
a. Dick Howser

20. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. Invisibility

21. When I am at home I like to?
a. Cook

22. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 10

23. I know it is game time when?
a. I hear pitching and defense


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