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SI.com Chris Burke

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by candlegreen, Apr 18, 2006.

  1. candlegreen

    candlegreen Contributing Member

    May 20, 2002
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    I'm not sure if this has been posted or how old this may be. I just got really bored at work and this is what I came up with.... I thought it was an interesting read. (It's a short article/interview)


    What was your welcome-to-the-big-leagues moment?

    My first start, in San Diego [in 2004]. I looked up to throw the ball to first, and I was throwing to [Jeff] Bagwell. I was like, Man, here I am.

    Your most embarrassing moment?

    When I was a September call-up, the veterans made us wear Hooters outfits. We're walking through the [hotel] lobby, and people would walk by and try not to laugh -- like we were serious about what we were wearing. I was like, Please laugh! This is a joke!

    One thing about being a ballplayer that the public does not realize

    When we go out to the field and run past someone seeking an autograph, it's not being rude. We're trying to get ready for the game.

    If I were commissioner for a day, I would ...

    schedule more day games. It lets us have an evening with our wives, go to dinner with the family.


    Burke, whose homer helped beat the Nationals on April 9, stole two bases in a win over Arizona on Sunday.


    Over the weekend the Astros host the Pirates -- against whom Burke batted .294 with three RBIs last year.
  2. Miguel

    Miguel Contributing Member

    Feb 9, 2003
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    ^ I knew it!

    #2 Miguel, Apr 18, 2006
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2006

    ROXRAN Contributing Member

    Oct 12, 2000
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    Pretty good! :D
  4. rodrick_98

    rodrick_98 Contributing Member

    Oct 26, 2000
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    when you click the link, at the top it has his pic and says 5 questions with Chris Burke.... i only count 4 :confused:

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