What was your
In 2004 when I got my first hit, it seemed like the game kind of stopped. They
got the ball, and I was like, I'm really here. I've got a little baseball room
at home in Alabama, and it's on the mantel.
My first big league camp, I was catching in an intrasquad game. I go to throw
the ball to second before the first inning, I step on the strap on my shin
guard and fall on my face. I didn't live that down for a while. They would
reenact what happened and laugh.
Getting a good bite to eat with my wife, Ginger. We like steak, the filet.
If I weren't
playing baseball, I'd be ...
working with animals. I was a biology major at North Alabama. I'd probably do
Willingham, 26, who has hits in nine of the Marlins' 11 wins this season, drove
in his rookie-leading 29th run in an 8--2 win over Pittsburgh.
The Marlins go to Tampa Bay to play their cross-state rival Devil Rays for
three games this weekend.