Orioles starting pitcher David Hess spoke with PressBox about his favorite “guilty” food, his favorite sports star growing up, his favorite movie ever and more.
PressBox: What’s your favorite “guilty” food?
David Hess: Pizza and Oreos
PB:What’s your favorite pregame meal or snack?
DH: Some type of protein; either chicken [or] beef with rice and vegetables.
PB: Who was your favorite sports star when you were a kid?
DH: Chipper Jones, hands down.
PB:What was your favorite sport growing up?
DH: I loved baseball growing up. If I had to pick another, I’d say football.
PB:What was your favorite sports team growing up?
DH: Atlanta Braves
PB:What would you be if you weren’t a baseball player?
DH: I’d probably be doing something with science. I was a biochemistry major in college.
PB:What’s your favorite thing to do on a day off?
DH: Pretty low key, play some video games and hang out with my wife. Maybe go see a movie.
PB:What’s your favorite movie of all time?
PB: Is there an exercise you hate doing?
DH: I love to run, but I hate to run.
PB:What types of pets do you have?
DH: When I got married, my wife had a cat. So I have a cat now, Buddy.
Photo Credit: Kenya Allen/PressBox
Issue 254: May 2019