What was your
My first start, in San Diego [in 2004]. I looked up to throw the ball to first,
and I was throwing to [Jeff] Bagwell. I was like, Man, here I am.
When I was a September call-up, the veterans made us wear Hooters outfits.
We're walking through the [hotel] lobby, and people would walk by and try not
to laugh--like we were serious about what we were wearing. I was like, Please
laugh! This is a joke!
One thing about
being a ballplayer that the public does not realize
When we go out to the field and run past someone seeking an autograph, it's not
being rude. We're trying to get ready for the game.
If I were
commissioner for a day, I would ...
schedule more day games. It lets us have an evening with our wives, go to
dinner with the family.
Burke, whose homer helped beat the Nationals on April 9, stole two bases in a
win over Arizona on Sunday.
Over the weekend the Astros host the Pirates--against whom Burke batted .294
with three RBIs last year.