April 15, 2014

Baseball   |   Baseball

No. 20 Tyler Giannonatti
Senior, Pitcher
Chandler, Ariz.

Tyler Giannonattiis in his third season at Ohio State after transferring from Chandler-Gilbert CC. After redshirting his first season, the right-hander has appeared in 31 career games, tallying a 3.52 ERA. As a senior this season, Giannonatti is 1-0 with a save and a 1.29 ERA in 21.0 innings pitched over 14 appearances. The Chandler, Ariz., native is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete majoring in finance.

Student Life

    • Do you prefer The Oval in the Fall or Spring? – Spring
    • Where is the best place to sit for lectures? – Back row
    • Most underrated place to study on campus – Baseball lounge
    • Why did you choose your major? I’m good with numbers
    • Describe your first day as a student at The Ohio State University? – I woke up late and had to rush to make it to class so it was a bit of a whirlwind

Popular Culture
Favorite TV show – Game of Thrones
Favorite movie – Shawshank Redemption
Favorite book and/or magazine – The Song of Ice and Fire
Favorite celebrity – Tom Hanks
Last concert I attended was – Juicy J

Favorite pro sports team – Green Bay Packers
Favorite athletic memory – Winning the state title my senior year of high school
Team you’re most looking forward to competing against – Michigan
Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend – World Series game at Wrigley Field
Pre-game ritual? – Two-ball

Most interesting place I’ve visited – Bermuda
Place I would like to visit – Italy

Favorite home cooked meal – Pasta
Favorite snack food – Grilled cheese sandwich
Guilty pleasure snack and/or food – Ice cream bars

Person I most admire – My father
In 10 years, I would like to be – Successful with a wife
If I had a million dollars, I would – Travel the world
Most prized possession – The scar on the inside of my elbow
Best piece of advice you’ve received – Temporary defeats do not make permanent failure
If you could have dinner with any 3 people (alive or dead), who would they be and what/where would you eat – George Washington, Babe Ruth and Bart Starr at Outback Steakhouse
What is your hometown known for? – Arizona State
Pop or Soda? – Soda
Cats or Dogs? – Dogs
Early Bird or Night Owl? – Night Owl