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Tanner Simpson

DAWGS 2019 Headshots 9249 web
(BRENT CALVER/Western Wheel)

Position: Right-handed pitcher

Nickname: Simps

School: Lewis and Clark State

Pre-game routine: Eat, music, relax

Pre-game meal: Breakfast: eggs and back with coffee. Lunch: deli sandwich

Baseball superstition: Don’t step on the foul line

Biggest mentor and why: My family, they’ve supported me and pushed me to be the best I can on and off the field

Best advice you’ve ever received: Play the game hard and the right way

Favourite baseballism: Baseball is a game of failure

Fondest baseball memory: NAIA World Series

Most embarrassing baseball moment: Forgetting my glove and having to pitch with someone else’s

Baseball idol: Ken Griffey Jr.

Walk-up song: Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison

Hometown: North Bend, Washington

First impression of Okotoks: Baseball town with a great atmosphere

Favourite part of being a Dawg: Getting to play with an awesome group of guys, with all having the same goal, to win

2019 stats in WCBL