Date of Birth: 09/02/1993
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 170 lbs
College Experience: Kankakee Community College
Resides: Kankakee, Illinois
Ken is returning to pitch for Power for a second season! Ken is a native of Kankakee, Illinois and plans to graduate in 2015 with a major in History. In high school, he was named All-Conference. We are looking forward to having Ken pitch for the Power once again!
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Do you have a nickname? How did you get it?*: Crumbs. My older brother's
nickname is cookie because of our last name. We always played on the same
team so there couldn't be 2 Cookies, and I'm the younger one so I became
Why do you want to play baseball in Niagara Falls?*: I had an awesome
experience last year, being able to minister to the kids in the community,
but the fans and the other teams as well is a really cool opportunity.
What do you hope to do after college?*: I want to teach history and coach
What's the biggest thing that has surprised you in life after high school?*:
The speed of everything, and not just baseball, but life in general,
everything happens so much faster once we "grow up"
What would you title your autobiography?*: Crumbs-A Broken Life Made Whole
What's your number one priority?*: To find out what God's will is for me in
What's one thing on your "bucket list"?: I want to watch The Green Bay
Packers play the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field
If you were going to do "missions" work, what country would you go to?
Why?*: I would like to go to any of the countries in Central America as part
of a baseball missions trip.
What must you do daily to keep yourself "sane"?*: Read my Bible
Favorite holiday? Why?*: Thanksgiving, we always have a big family dinner at
my Grandmother's house, it's a really special time.
Favorite type of music?*: Christian rock
Favorite MLB team?*: Cardinals
If you couldn't play baseball what sport would you play?*: Hockey
Do you have any non-sports related talents?*: I'm pretty good at chess
If you could learn a new skill today, what would it be?*: how to talk to
Morning person or night owl?*: Morning
Messy or OCD?*: somewhere in the middle
Best and worst food?*: best is anything Oma makes, worst is sushi for sure
Where would you take a road trip?*: California
Ideal/Favorite pet or no pet?*: Great dane