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The Questions with Brett Myers

Aug. 22, 2005
Aug. 22, 2005

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Aug. 22, 2005

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The Questions with Brett Myers

Phillies Pitcher

Edited by Kostya Kennedy

What was yourwelcome-to-the-big-leagues moment?

This is an article from the Aug. 22, 2005 issue Original Layout

Being at WrigleyField for my first start [in 2002]. You watch a historic place like that on TVall the time. I was a Cubs and a Braves fan growing up [in Jacksonville]because they were always on TV. It's the greatest thing.

Favorite off-dayactivity?

Playing theguitar. I write my own stuff. I play rock. I have about seven guitars, and I'vebeen playing for three years.

What's the onething about being a ballplayer that the public doesn't think about?

Well, right nowI'm taking the elastic out of the bottom of my pants. When you get your[baseball] pants, they come with the elastic in them. It's more comfortablewhen you take it out. I wouldn't want to ask someone else to do it.

If I werecommissioner for a day, I'd ...

That's kind of aloaded question. I wouldn't change anything.

Last Week

Myers, 10-5,pitched seven innings but got a no-decision in a 9-5 win over the Dodgers onAug. 10.

This Week

Myers turns 25 onWednesday. On Saturday he's set to start versus Pittsburgh, against whom he hasa 2.50 career ERA.

COLOR PHOTOCHRIS BERNACCHI/SPORTPICS (MYERS HEAD SHOT)COLOR PHOTOAL TIELEMANS (MYERS IN ACTION)