Chris Sturm

Bat/Throw: R/R

Birthday: 6/27

Years Playing With The Tigers: 2006-present

Position(s): OF/1B

High School/Graduation Year: Springfield High School - Class of 1998

College: SDSU

Family: parents: Pat & Beth, brothers: Nick, Zach

Job: seed sales/farming

Best Part Of Playing Amateur Baseball: teammates

Should players from the "Steroids Era" such as Mark McGwire, Rafael Palmeiro, and Roger Clemens be in the Baseball Hall of Fame? Yes, everybody was doing it and MLB encouraged it.

Favorite Davis Story or Quote: Yelling out "Nothing hurt!" at Sartell

Your Pick to Win the 2011 World Series: Washington Nationals

Major League Ballparks You've Visited: Minnesota, Colorado, Milwaukee

One Piece of Advice for Young Ball Players: Listen to whatever Matt Baier tells you, not only about baseball, but life also. He is a wise man.

Don't Ever Do This When You're Playing Baseball: Pimp it out of the box and slam the bat on a sure home run at St. Stephen. Even though you told all the kids in the stands you were going to hit a home run.

Parting Thoughts: Good luck to Alex Fink at Iowa. He will rip up the Big 10.