Crabs Q & A
#30 Ivory Thomas, Crabs Center Fielder
By Kylee Chandler/Special Events Coordinator
Q: Why do you play baseball?
A: I enjoy doing it. I like coming out and competing everyday and I like the people I get to meet in my journeys.
Q: Which player or person most inspired you to be the best baseball player you could be?
A: My cousin Tony Miranda. He played at Fullerton (where I play) and was part of the National Championship team in the 90’s. I hang out with him a lot.
Q: What has been the highlight of your baseball career so far?
A: Going through a complete season this year, I was able to go without injury.
Q: Many baseball players have been given a nickname do you have one?
A: The team calls me Darkness both here and in Fullerton.
Q: Who is your favorite professional baseball team?
Q: After summer is over what is next for you?
A: Back to school.
Q: What are your plans for life after college?
A: I want to play baseball hopefully, but if I don’t I want to enter the probation field, criminal law.
Q: How have you adjusted to life in Humboldt coming from the LA area?
A: It’s a lot different. The weather in fact, I kind of hate it because it’s always cold. The community is pretty good, everybody is pretty nice. It’s real peaceful up here no city life.
Q: Many are saying that you are the fan favorite of this season, why do you think that is?
A: I don’t know. I just enjoy playing so maybe that shows and they appreciate that.
Q: What is the story behind the white baseball glove?
A: Actually one of my buddies had me get it during season and I asked my coach at Fullerton if I could use it, he said it was ok, but we were kind of struggling so I didn’t want to bring it out and have it be bad luck.
Q: You have a black glove too so how did you decide between the two?
A: I don’t think white goes with all white jerseys so I try to color coordinate.
Q: Complete this sentence: When I’m not playing baseball, you would find me _______.
A: Probably in my bed sleeping.