Sunday profile: C.J. Sohl
The text of his recent interview with Andrew Santillo is below.
The Albany native is pitching this summer for the Albany Dutchmen of the New York Collegiate Baseball League. Sohl, who went to Guilderland High School, will be a junior at Siena College in the fall. The right-hander also pitched for the South Troy Dodgers.
What’s on TV: I don’t really watch TV. I used to watch Lost and shows like that, CSI. I watch ESPN and SportsCenter in the morning.
What’s in my IPod: Rap mostly. I listen to some country from teammates, as you know there’s a lot of country music associated with baseball.
Favorite Flicks: My favorite of all time was Bad Boys II. I saw Toy Story 3 a couple of days ago and that was pretty good.
Love to trade places for a day with: Cliff Lee. He strikes out a lot of people and I’d like that. It would be cool.
First Job: I worked in a nursing home in the kitchen making food.
Talent I’d most like to have: I’d like to be really good at math.
Favorite Meal: It’s definitely steak and mashed potatoes.
Favorite place to visit: The beaches in Florida.
Favorite sports teams: Mets & Jets.
Heroes: My dad (Chuck). He was a hard worker.
My Bucket List: I kind of want to go to Australia and see the other side of the world.
Favorite Restaurant: Outback Steakhouse.
Friday night I’m not playing baseball, I’m: Going out if it’s nice. I’m doing something with my friends.
Favorite baseball player: Griffey (Ken Griffey Jr.). Griffey was my guy.
Favorite baseball field: I’ve been to the Braves stadium (Turner Field). That was pretty nice.
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