Alex's Autographs

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My Questionnaires

Bobby Doerr

Question: What did you enjoy most about playing baseball?

Answer: Just playing and with great players

Q: Who was your favorite ballplayer as a child?

A: Charlie Gehringer 2nd Base Detroit

 

Q: Which pitcher gave you the most trouble as a batter?
A: Bob Feller

 

Q: What advice helped you the most as a ballplayer?
A: Joe Cronin to relax

 

Q: What was it like to be a rookie in 1937 with greats such as Jimmie Foxx and Joe Cronin?

A: Was a great thrill

 

Q: If you could have changed one thing about baseball when you were playing, what would it be?

A: Donít try to pull to much hitters

 

Q: You were in NINE All-Star games. What was it like to be in the All-Star games so many times?
A: Great

 

Q: As a child, did you dream of becoming a professional ballplayer? If not, what did you want to be?
A: Always play ball

Al Downing

Doug Drabek

Question: As a rookie in 1986, how did it feel to be surrounded by greats such as Ron Guidry, Joe Niekro, Dave Righetti, and Tommy John?
Answer: It was fun playing with some of the big names in baseball.

Q: Which ballpark was your favorite? 
A: Busch Stadium

Q: As a child, what was your favorite baseball team?
A: Oakland A's

Q: Did you dream of becoming a professional baseball player as a child? If not, what did you want to be? 
A: Yes

Q: When you appeared in the 1994 All-Stars game, what did it feel like?
A: It was great being around different players from other teams

Q: Who was your favorite baseball player as a child?
A: Joe Rudi

Q: At the ballpark, which did you prefer: Hot Dog, Peanuts, Sausage?
A: Peanuts

Jerry Dybzinski

Question: When you made your debut in 1980, what did it feel like to be on a team that consisted of greats such as Mike Hargrove, Rick Waits, and Jorge Orta?
Answer: It was great. I was born in Cleveland and to play for my hometown in front of my family was a great thrill.

Q: Which ballpark was your favorite?
A: Boston: Fenway Park, KC Royals Park

Q: As a child, what was your favorite baseball team?
A: I liked the Reds and the Giants.

Q: Did you dream of becoming a professional baseball player as a child? If not, what did you want to be?
A: I always wanted to be a major league baseball player.

Q: Which pitcher gave you the most trouble?
A: They all did....Bob Stanley, Dan Quisenberry, Dave Righetti

Q: Who was your favorite baseball player as a child?
A: Willie Mays

Q: Survey Question: On average, how many autograph requests do you receive weekly?
A: 5

Chie Gunner

Question: Who were the most challenging pitchers you ever faced?
Answer: Left handed pitchers were tough I gotta say C.C. Sabathia.

Q: Who was your favorite ballplayer as you were growing up?
A: Ken Griffey, Jr, Tony Gwynn

Q: If you could change one thing about baseball, what would it be?
A: Level the playing field a little and by that I mean spread the money around (I'm a Royals fan)

Q: What is the toughest thing about playing professional baseball?
A: Knowing that you have to keep producing or go home. Mentally, you have to be tough and believe in yourself

Q: What would you have done if you didn't play baseball?
A: Try football, basketball, maybe track and field but I had to play something.

Q: On average, how many autograph requests do you receive each month?
A: Not a whole lot bud, about 5 to 10


Don Minnick

Question: When you made your debut in 1957, what did it feel like to be on a team that consisted of greats such as Roy Sievers?
Answer: On Roy Sievers nite I made my major league debut against Boston-I pitched 2 innings-0 hits 0 runs (walked Ted Williams to elongate his record for consecutive for times on base-Had chills running up my spine!!!

Q: What stadium did you enjoy the most?
A: Only saw 2 (Baltimore & Washington)

Q: As a child, what was your favorite baseball team?
A: Cleveland

Q: Did you dream of becoming a professional baseball player as a child? If not, what did you want to be?
A: Yes as a teenager

Q: What player helped you the most in your career?
A: -

Q: Who was your favorite baseball player as a child?
A: Bob Lemon as a teenager

Q: Who influenced you to become a baseball player?
A: My father