The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

August 3, 2013

Dans Profile: Jake Hall

Jake Hall


The Herald Bulletin

---- — Jake Hall

Position: Left-handed pitcher

College: Eastern Kentucky

Year: senior-to-be

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 195 pounds

Hometown: Louisville, Ky.

Family: mother, Jenny Hall; father, John Hall; brother, Jeff Hall; and sister, Janie Hall.

Host family: Randy, Beth, Lando and Tanner Haurez.

Major: criminal justice

GPA: 3.1

2013 statistics: was 0-0 with a 1.69 ERA and 1 save in 5 games. Hall also had 1 strikeout and just 3 hits allowed in 5.1 innings.

Best baseball moment: with the Kentucky State Title in my sophomore year.

Best non-baseball moment: graduating from high school

Other interests: table tennis, cornhole and swimming

Favorite pro team: Boston Red Sox

Favorite athlete: Jon Lester

Favorite color: blue

Favorite food: spaghetti

Favorite actor: Mark Wahlberg

Favorite actress: Reese Witherspoon

Favorite movie: Stepbrothers

Favorite TV show: That ‘70s Show

Favorite cartoon: Scooby Doo

Favorite book: The Glass Castle

Favorite musician: Jason Aldean

Mode of transportation: Jeep Grand Cherokee

First job: cutting grass

Vacation spot: any lake

Motto: “If you ain’t first, you’re last.’’

Terre Haute vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $6 adults, $3 children

Promotions — Final regular-season home game

Probable starting pitchers — Terre Haute: TBD; Danville: RHP Corbin Olmstead (5-1, 1.56 ERA)

-Chad Dare/Commercial-News