Q&A with Apalachee's Manning West

Posted 1/11/2022

Meet Manning West, a 6-foot-6, 235-pound pitcher from Apalachee High School who has signed with Oklahoma State. West is a member of the North Georgia Big 10 cover for the 2022 Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine. Here are 10 questions with him.

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Q: What in-game rituals or superstitions do you have?

A: None.


Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?

A: Atlanta Braves.


Q: What is your favorite food to eat?

A: Fish.


Q: Name one thing people may be surprised to learn about you? 

A: I played quarterback for two years in high school.


Q: Who is your favorite teacher and what is your favorite high school subject?

A: Mr. Winston - history.


Q: Outside of baseball, what is your next hobby? 

A: Watching football games/film and fishing.


Q: If you could travel anywhere outside the U.S., what would be your dream location and why?

A: Italy to see the Coliseum.


Q: Name the person you'd like to meet the most.

A: Adam Sandler because he is funny.


Q: Who has been the most influential person in your life?

A: ----


Q: After baseball, what career are you planning to pursue?

A: Coaching.