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    Feb. 19, 2009

    The University of Notre Dame baseball team welcomes eight newcomers to the diamond this season. In the coming weeks, UND.com will feature each Irish newcomer leading up to the team's Feb. 20 season opener against Ohio State. The eighth and final Notre Dame player in the spotlight is outfielder Alex Robinson.

    Jersey Number: 2
    Hometown: Dallas, Texas
    High School: First Baptist Academy
    Position: OF
    Height/Weight: 6-0/170
    Bat/Throw: B/R

    If you were to play another sport at Notre Dame, what would it be?
    Basketball

    Best thing about the team:
    The guys

    What are three words that best describe coach Schrage?
    Dedicated, knowledgeable, caring

    Which professional player would you compare yourself to?
    Chipper Jones

    What is your favorite major league ballpark?
    Fenway Park

    What would be the title of your autobiography?
    Looking Back, Moving Forward

    What is your favorite/most memorable sports moment?
    Watching a Yankees/Mets game from the Steinbrenner's suite

    Are you a fan of the American League's designated hitter or do you prefer the National League style?
    American League

    Should college baseball switch to wooden bats?
    No

    Who is the best hitter and pitcher in major league baseball?
    Hitter: Manny Rameriez
    Pitcher: Josh Beckett

    Favorite baseball team:
    Atlanta Braves

    Favorite player:
    Jim Edmonds

    Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?
    Left side article of clothing always goes on first


     

     

    Why did you choose Notre Dame?
    The family atmosphere and network opportunities

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