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Why I Love Baseball: Luis Davila


While we’re all home eagerly awaiting baseball’s return, Fish Stripes invites Marlins fans to step into the spotlight. We may share a common love for the sport, but every backstory is unique. Let’s use them to entertain and uplift one another!

Zack Raab has created “Why I Love Baseball,” an original survey for Marlins fans. Participate for a chance to be featured on Fish Stripes.

What is your Twitter handle?


What position(s) did/do you play on the field?


What was the first baseball autograph that you got in person?

Hanley Ramírez

What is your favorite baseball stadium that you’ve ever visited?

AT&T Park (now Oracle Park)

What is the most memorable game you have ever attended?

Giancarlo Stanton Mother’s Day walk-off grand slam

What is the coolest promotional item you’ve ever gotten at a baseball game?

Hard to choose, but I love bobbleheads

Which account is your favorite to follow across Baseball Twitter?

It’s gotta be Baseball America or Céspedes Family Barbecue

What are three words that you’d use to describe the game of baseball?

Freeing, powerful, rewarding

What is your favorite part about attending a live baseball game?

The energy and excitement

Who/What influenced your love of the game of baseball the most?

My neighbor Dylan

What is the most impactful life lesson you’ve learned from baseball?

Resilience. Baseball is a game of a lot of failure, but if you love the game and you put every ounce of passion into it, it’ll pay off in one way or another.

In 1-2 sentences, why is baseball an important and meaningful part of your life?

It’s my escape.