Getting to Know Garrett Cannizaro

TULANEGREENWAVE.COM Garrett Cannizaro scored 37 runs and plated 29 RBI's as a freshman in 2010
Garrett Cannizaro scored 37 runs and plated 29 RBI's as a freshman in 2010

Oct. 20, 2010

I chose Tulane because... I get to work on a degree from a great university and I get to play for a top flight baseball program.

The best part about playing baseball at Tulane is... hanging out with my teammates.

My goals for this season are... to make it to Omaha, Nebraska.

Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions? Nope

What is your favorite thing to do outside of baseball? Limiting out on speckled trout with my friends.

What is your favorite food? Favorite Game Day Meal? My favorite food is a shrimp poboy from Parkway Bakery. Parkways Bakery serves the best poboys in the world according to Barrack Obama.

If you could play for any MLB team, who would it be? I like the Florida Marlins because they are a young team and it seems like they make it a priority to keep the fun in the game.

Who was your idol growing up? My idol growing was my grandfather. He managed to spend time with his three grandsons. He never missed one of our game.

What was your greatest memory from last season? Beating LSU at home last year.

If you were not playing baseball, what would you be doing? Taking classes and going fishing every day.

What music do you like to listen to before a game? Bone Thugs and Harmony

What is your hidden talent? I can juggle fruit. Any fruit.

What is your favorite type of animal? Bottlenose Dolphin because it is the smartest animal in the world.

Why did the chicken cross the road? The sky was falling.

What is your favorite thing about New Orleans? The people and the food.

If you were going to be stranded on an island and could have 3 things with you, what 3 items would you take with you? A fishing pole, a computer, and my toothbrush.

What's something no one knows about you? I have freckles on one side of my face only.

Vanilla or Chocolate? Vanilla, please.

What is the best road stadium/atmosphere that you have been in? I enjoyed playing at East Carolina last year. They have a great atmosphere and a civilized fan base.

One word that describes you as a person... Different.