Meet the 2010 Ballgirls…Part 1

Get to know your 2010 Phillies Ballgirls!

Since we will get to meet so many Phillies fans during games and appearances, we thought we’d give you all a head start at getting to know us! There are 11 new girls and 6 returning veterans for the 2010 season.  We asked each ballgirl basic background questions and 5 “icebreaker” questions.  This week we will hear from 2 veterans, McKenzie and Amanda and 3 rookies, Becca, Kami and Jess!

 

becca.meetballgirls.JPGRookie: Becca
Hometown: Pipersville, PA
College: Kutztown University
Occupation: Student

Three things you’d take on a desert island: A good book, a baseball cap (most likely a Phillies one), and sunscreen
Position you play in softball: 1B
Favorite Phillies moment: Experiencing the ’08 parade with the best fans in baseball!
Favorite Holiday: Christmas, because of my family’s traditions
Favorite food to eat at Citizen’s Bank Park: Crabfries…with cheese of course.

 

 

 

 

 

Veteran: Amanda
amanda.meetbg.JPGHometown: Fleetwood, PA
College: West Chester University (Grad) Indiana University (Undergrad)
Occupation: Was a full-time grad student.  Now graduated and looking for a job ;)

Three things you’d take on a desert island: A radio (to listen to Phillies games), food, water
Position you play in softball: Shortstop and 3B
Favorite Phillies moment: Everytime we hit a homerun at home, hearing the bell go off and Harry’s voice, I still get major GOOSEBUMPS!!
Favorite Holiday: Christmas!
Favorite food to eat at Citizen’s Bank Park: Dollar dogs

 

 

 

 

 

                                                   Rookie: Kami
kami.meetbg.JPGHometown: Wayne, PA
College: Temple University
Occupation: Student / Intern

Three things you’d take on a desert island: 1) A beach chair (to sit in for a little and enjoy the view)  ; 2) A plane (to leave after a few hours) ; 3) A capable pilot (to fly me out of there!), because I wouldn’t last more than 4 hours on a desert island.
Position you play in softball: SS / 3B
Favorite Phillies moment: “One strike away, nothing-and-two the count to Hinske. Fans on their feet, Brad Lidge stretches . . . the 0-2 pitch . . . swing and a miss! Struck him out! . . . The Philadelphia Phillies are 2008 World Champions of Baseball!” – Harry Kalas’s final call in the 2008 World Series.
Favorite Holiday: Halloween. Nothing beats free candy.
Favorite food to eat at Citizen’s Bank Park: It’s a toss-up between dollar dogs with spicy mustard and soft serve ice cream that comes in the little helmets (with sprinkles, of course).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veteran: McKenzie
mckenzie.meetbg.JPGHometown: Farmington, CT but now I live in Wayne, PA.
College: Villanova University
Occupation: Civil Engineer

Three things you’d take on a desert island: My iPod with all of my favorite music, a really long novel, and a huge bag of peanut butter M&Ms!!
Position you play in softball: Growing up I always played shortstop, but last year I did a lot of slow pitch for the ballgirls team!
Favorite Phillies moment: My favorite Phillies moment would have to be my first time at home plate for the national anthem.
Favorite Holiday: Christmas! My birthday is right before so it always ends up being a very fun week :)
Favorite food to eat at Citizen’s Bank Park: I can never pass up the dollar dogs.. With ketchup and onions of course!

 

Rookie: Jess
jess.meetbg.JPGHometown: Quakertown
College: Penn State University
Occupation: student
 
Three things you’d take on a desert island: computer, friends/family, hammock
Position you play in softball: played them all throughout the years but mainly 3rd base and centerfield
Favorite Phillies moment: making ballgirls/watching the boys win the World Series
Favorite Holiday: Christmas!

 

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