AT AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE
|50 Dallas Braden
Played two seasons under head coach Kevin Higgins...tallied a combined record of 12-4 during his two year career earning all-conference honors both seasons...helped guide his team to the first round of the playoff each season and last year he threw a complete game against Fresno College allowing just one hit with 14 strikeouts.
Played baseball and ran cross country at A.A. Stagg High School in Stockton, Calif....coached by Frank Wanner...his senior year he tallied a 9-1 record and was named the league's pitcher-of-the-year and also earned team MVP honors...was an all-are first team selection as well as player-of-the year.
Born on Aug. 13, 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona
GETTING TO KNOW DALLAS
Favorite Television Show: Baseball Tonight
Favorite Televsion Channel: ESPN
Favorite Movie: Field of Dreams
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Singer/Musical Group: Hank Williams and Hank Jr.
Favorite Major Leaguer: Kirk Rneter
Favorite Major League Team: Giants
Favorite Sportscaster: Bobby Valentine and Mike Krukow
Started Playing Baseball At Age: 4