18U - 16U Player Profile

Becker, David

Player Biography

Courtesy: Mudville Sports Information

Player Name: David Becker

Favorite Thing to Do (Other Than Baseball): Listen to music and play pickup soccer
Favorite Food: Quesadillas
Favorite Subject: History
Favorite Band: Led Zeppelin
Favorite Pro Baseball Player Most Like You: Adrian Beltre or Christian Colon (minor leaguer)
Favorite Sports Moment: Going 4 for 4 in the P.O.N.Y Baseball state championship when I was 12

What made you decide to join Mudville?
The multitude of notable alumni and the extremely knowledgeable coaches who are committed to player development were the two main reasons for my decision.

What do you love most about the sport of baseball?
I love how humbling the game of baseball is. A player can do everything right and still some how come up short.

If you weren’t playing baseball what sports would you play?

What kinds of things do you like to do away from the field?
I like hanging out with friends, listening to music and going to the gym.

When you attend college what do you intend to major in and why?
I intend to double major in American History and Criminal Justice because I am fascinated with the history of our country and I plan to become a detective.

If baseball doesn’t work out, what do you aspire to do after college?
I might join the military but I have also been flirting with the idea of become an Olympic handballer.

Are you involved in the community? If so, what have you done?
I have partaken in numerous service projects which include cleaning up my neighborhood arboretum and acting as a tutor for numerous at-risk elementary school children.

Do you have any high school teammates, current or former, who will or already play college baseball? And where?
Nick Busto - Cornell and Clayton Brock - Claremont McKenna.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given and by whom?
Get a good pitch to hit-Coach Phil Rognier

Do you have any pregame superstitions? If so, what are they?

If you could meet any three people, dead or alive, who would they be?
Jesus Christ, Adrian Beltre, and Alex Morgan.

If you could visit one country you’ve never been to, where would that be and why?
Germany because that is where most of my family is from.

Who was your favorite athlete growing up?
Ken Griffey Junior and Michael Jordan

What is your favorite baseball team?
Texas Rangers

What sporting event would you most like to see?
Fifa World Cup

High School Information
School: Lakeside Class Of: 2014^
Position: RHP/3B Batting Average:
Ht: 6'-1" Wt: 200 Bat: R Throw: R

Academic Records
College Choice or Signed with: Washington State University
Possible College Major: Undecided