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Get To Know: Tanner Smith

Sep 19, 2022

Learn more about Tanner Smith, a catcher from Chandler, Ariz.
 
Instagram Handle
Tanner.Smith29
 
Twitter Handle
Tanner_Smith29
 
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A Major League Baseball player
 
What sport would you be playing if you weren't playing baseball?
Synchronized swimming
 
What excites you most about baseball?
Winning
 
What's the first word that comes to mind when you think of Goss Stadium?
Surreal
 
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
No
 
Favorite Baseball player growing up?
Bryce Harper
 
Favorite Beaver Baseball player growing up?
Mitch Canham
 
Favorite Oregon State uni combo?
All grays
 
At what age did you know you wanted to play college baseball?
9
 
What's your go to ice cream flavor?
Anything chocolate
 
What's your first memory of Oregon State baseball?
Watching them win the National Championship in 2018
 
Which of your teammates could be a comedian?
TJ Wheeler
 
How would you rate your ping pong skills?
6.5
 
What are some of your favorite things to do in your spare time?
Go bowling or mini-golfing
 
What is one baseball rule you would change or implement?
If fans catch a foul ball it is an out
 
If you could change places with one person for one day, who would it be and why?
The POTUS to see how hard it is to be the President
 
What is something not many people know about you?
I lived in Minnesota for 13 years
 
Who do you look up to the most?
My mom
 
What's the thing you love most about being a Beaver?
Being looked up to by younger Beaver fans
 
What's your DJ name?
DJ Shmeat