Location: Weehawken, NJ
About Me: My real name is Alex. I am an actor and boxing journalist for a Spanish magazine/website in Manhattan. I attended both Syracuse University and Monmouth University. I was born in Venezuela to a Dominican father that was raised in NYC and a Puerto Rican mother that was raised in Chicago. I have been a Yankee fan my entire life because of my dad. I go to about 10-30 games a year.
Favorite Sports: MLB, NBA, NFL, College Football, College Basketball, Boxing
Favorite Teams: New York Yankees (obviously), Chicago Bears, New York Jets, New York Knicks, Notre Dame Fighting Irish (football), Syracuse Orangemen (basketball)
Favorite Players: Don Mattingly, Bernie Williams, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain, David Robertson, Walter Payton, Lance Briggs, Jay Cutler, Brian Urlacher, Charles Tillman, Devin Hester, Greg Olsen, Curtis Martin, Thomas Jones, Mark Sanchez, Patrick Ewing, Allan Houston, Danilo Gallinari, and Wilson Chandler.
Favorite Sports Memory: 1995 ALDS game 2 is still the greatest game I have ever been to in my life. I got to see Mattingly's final home run in Yankee Stadium plus the bottom of the 15th walk-off home run by Jim Leyritz. I also attended: 1998 ALCS game 2 (the Knoblauch bonehead play), the game against the Orioles when Benitez drilled Martinez and started the bench-clearing brawl, A-Rod's 500th, Jeter's most hits in old YS, Jeter's most hits all-time by a Yankee, A-Rod's walkoff vs Cleveland in April 2007 when the Yankees came back from down 6-2 with 2 outs and no one on in the btm of the 9th. And many, many more!
Least Favorite Teams: Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Michigan Wolverines, Michigan State Spartans, Purdue Boilermakers, USC Trojans, Boston College Golden Eagles, Indiana Pacers, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers. And many, many more.
Favorite TV Shows: Yankee baseball and Survivorman. I watch a lot of History Channel, Discovery Channel, Nat Geo, Science Channel and Animal Planet. Thumbs up to educative programming!
Favorite Movies: Favorite Baseball Movies: Field of Dreams, Pride of the Yankees, The Natural, Eight Men Out, 61*, Band the Drum Slowly.
Hated The Babe, starring John Goodman. I thought it was trash and historically inaccurate in so many ways.
Hobbies: Strat-O-Matic baseball (better than fantasy baseball, IMO), amateur boxing, mountain biking, camping
Relationship Status: Single
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Gmail Name: grittyalpha
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