On the Mound with Dillon McNamara
Name: Dillon McNamara
Position: Right-handed pitcher
Bat: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6’5″ Weight: 220 lbs.
Date of Birth: 10/6/1991
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
High School: Moore Catholic High School
College: Adelphi University
What is your most memorable moment in baseball?
Winning the Northeast-10 my sophomore year at AU.
What is your biggest career highlight?
Breaking the career saves record at AU.
Who is your favorite major league baseball player? Why?
Mariano Rivera because he is the most dominant closer of all-time.
Have you played any other sports?
Basketball. From 5 years old until college.
What kind of music do you like? What artists/bands?
Everything. Hip-hop, house, country. Drake, Mumford and Sons, Swedish House Mafia…
What was the biggest challenge/obstacle you’ve ever faced and how did you overcome it?
My two surgeries. Just worked hard and stayed positive.
While growing up, who was the most influential person in your life?
My father. He always motivated me to work hard.
What would you do if you weren’t playing baseball?
I’d be searching for a job in finance.
What is the most played song on your iPod?
All Gold Everything by Trinidad James
What was the last book you read?
Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly
What is your favorite…
Book? The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
TV Show? Lost
Video Game? MLB: The Show
Athlete? Mariano Rivera