Player Name: Tommie Lee Bahadoor
Courtesy: Mudville Sports Information
Favorite Thing to Do (Other than baseball): Workout at gym. Spend time with family and friends.
Favorite Food: Steak with mash potatoes and corn on the cob.
Favorite Subject: Sports Medicine and Health
Favorite Musician: I don’t have a preference, I like all music.
Favorite Hobby: No hobbies, just sports in general.
Favorite Pro Baseball Player Most Like You: Pablo Sandoval or Prince Fielder because they are big guys who hit the long ball and they also play their position well.
Favorite Sports Moment: I have had a lot of great moments in baseball, but one that sticks out the most was a 3-game span where I went 6 for 8 with a single, two doubles, a triple and two home runs. In those three games at third base, I had no defensive errors.
What made you decide to join Mudville?
I’ve heard nothing but good things about their program. The coaches know a great deal about the game of baseball. Also Coach Kurt’s connections with college coaches and scouts.
What can you say about the Mudville coaching staff?
The coaches are highly knowledgeable about the game and are great teachers.
What’s your first memory of Mudville?
Getting a call from Coach Boyd, notifying me that I’ve made the roster for the 2012-2013 Mudville team.
What do you love most about the sport of baseball?
The team environment, the victories, and learning from mistakes in the game so I am better prepared for the next moment.
If you weren’t playing baseball, what sport(s) would you be playing?
If I wasn’t playing baseball I would be committed to playing football or basketball.
What kinds of things do you like to do away from the field?
Hit the weight room and spend time with my friends and family.
When you attend college, what do you intend to major in and why?
I enjoy learning about the human body and how it performs, so my major would be Sports Medicine.
If baseball doesn’t work out, what do you aspire to do after college?
I would continue my pursuit in the medical field and become a Physical therapist/trainer.
Are you involved in the community? If so, what have you done?
I have volunteered my time at a church that prepares breakfast and lunch to homeless people on occasional Sundays.
Do you have any high school teammates, current or former, who will or already play college baseball? And where?
Sam Brown, Traishawn Patrick, and Joakim Soderquist at Belleview College. Alec Kisena and Conner Plesaunts at Edmonds Community College.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given and by whom?
“Hunt the fastball” by Coach Kurt Boyd. Also, “keep your eye on the ball” meaning more than just baseball by my grandfather, Cyril Bahadoor.
Do you have any pre-game superstitions? If so, what are they?
What number have you worn in high school? Does it have any significance to you?
I always have a “4” in my number because I play for four people in my life. I play for myself, my parents, my team, and God.
If you could meet any three people, dead or alive, who would they be?
Muhammad Ali for his ambition, Miguel Cabrera for his hitting philosophy and Kevin Heart for his comedy.
If you could visit one country you’ve never been to, what would that be and why?
Greece for its beautiful beaches and rich history.
Who was your favorite athlete growing up?
Ken Griffey Jr.
What is your favorite baseball team?
Los Angeles Dodgers
What sporting event would you most like to see?
An all-star game played by the greatest players in baseball of all time.
What’s the most important thing fans should know about you?
I thank God for what I have and for my talents. I love the sport of baseball. Also don’t worry if you forgot your pen, because I have mine in case you want an autograph.