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

Twitter: @dmcnamara19

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…

Food? Bacon

Movie? Inception

Book? The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

TV Show? Lost

Video Game? MLB: The Show

Athlete? Mariano Rivera

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