On the Mound with Stefan Lopez

SIY_StefanLopez_CarouselName: Stefan Lopez

Position: Right-handed pitcher

Bat: Right     Throws: Right

Height: 6’1″     Weight: 207 lbs.    

Date of Birth: 6/04/1991

Hometown: New Iberia, LA

High School: New Iberia Senior High School

College: Southeastern Louisiana University

What is your most memorable moment in baseball?

Pitching in the 2012 Southland Conference Tournament.

What is your biggest career highlight?

Being selected for the Stopper of the Year Award in 2012 college baseball season.

Who is your favorite major league baseball player? Currently? All-time?

Wade Miley. He currently pitches for Arizona and he is just a great success story and a great person. All-time – Nolan Ryan – unbelievable pitcher.

How do you feel about being a part of the New York Yankees organization?

I feel like I’m with the best sports organization in the world, and I have a great chance to succeed.

While growing up, who was the most influential person in your life and why?

My parents were my most influential role models growing up. They taught me how to be a respectable person.

What kind of music do you like?

Country and rock. Eric Church and Mudvayne.

What was the best advice you ever received?

That hard work and respecting the people around you pays off.

If you could play catch with anyone (alive or deceased), who would it be and why?

Babe Ruth. Just to see what he was like as a person.

What is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?

Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby.

What is your favorite…

Food? New York Strip

Movie? Law Abiding Citizen

Book? I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

TV Show? Duck Dynasty

Video Game? GoldenEye 007 N64

Athlete? Michael Jordan

Thing you take on the road? Guitar

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