14 March 2016

5 Minute with vikesxv

vikesxv has managed the Kansas City Exodusters in the NL West since Capra's second season.


1/What If Sports. How long have you been on the site, and how did you end up here? What is your favorite game here? Favorite team or experience on the site? 
My son, mnnorthstars, invited me to play SimLeague Baseball years ago. I had one team win over 110 games. We played that for awhile and moved to Dynasty because this is more challenging.

2/Sports. What are your favorite teams in the real world? Favorite players and/or sports memories? What drives you crazy about sports or sports culture?
I am from St. Louis and grew up in Minnesota. My favorite teams are the Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Cardinals and Blues hockey. Players Rod Carew & Alan Page, Gump Worsley from the past. I met Lou Brock 19 years ago. I very much respect Tony Dungy and Walter Payton. The best sports events are March Madness and Wild Card weekend NFL.
 
3/Music. What are the last three things you listened to? All-time three favorite artists? Best show you've seen?
 My roots are classic rock, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who and Pink Floyd. I have mellowed with age and now appreciate smooth jazz, Peter White Bony James also R&B Sade. I have seen Led Zeppelin and Peter Frampton twice. The most memorable was my first concert, Loggins & Messina. Jeff Beck was excellent.

4/Aside from sports and music, what are your favorite hobbies, films, books, etc? What might surprise us about your interests?
Louis Zamporini is a great story. Favorite author is Patricia Cornwell. Favorite book is the Bible. Favorite movie is Master & Commander. My interests are eclectic but I am conservative and boring.

5/Survival. Where are you from originally, and where are you living now? How do you pay your bills, assuming you do?
            I am a school business manager in North central Indiana.



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