Countdown To Opening Day (18 Days): Charles Sheffield

Jan. 30, 2012

The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2012 season Friday, Feb. 17 when it opens play in the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Classic at Winthrop. Stay tuned to and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the "Countdown to Opening Day" series.

Charles Sheffield
Twitter: @Charles_Sheff
OF/1B | R-R | 6-4 | 208 | Freshman | Columbus, Ga. (IMG Academy) List three words that describe you...
Charles Sheffield: Competitive, Athletic, Driven

RW: Name one thing that fans don't know about you...
CS: I love to hunt

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CS: Dinglewood

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CS: Work harder than the other guy

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CS: Lived in Miami

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CS: Ryan Braun

RW: What is your dream job?
CS: To be a Big Leaguer or business owner

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
CS: That is what I was assigned

RW: Name the most interesting place you've visited...
CS: Jamaica

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
CS: Nope

RW: What's the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
CS: Killing my first deer

RW: Biggest accomplishments...
CS: Winning the state championship

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CS: The Rambling Wreck

RW: What's your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
CS: Sheff, because of my last name

RW: Who is the most famous person you've ever met?
CS: Hank Williams

RW: Interests outside of baseball...
CS: Hunting, fishing, playing golf