BY CHAD DARE
College: Heartland Community College/Illinois State
Weight: 210 pounds
Family: father: Craig Klein; mother, Colleen Klein; brother, Chase Klein
Host family: Kevin and Amy Howard
2013 statistics: batted .227 with 1 home run and 27 RBIs. Klein also had 19 stolen bases and scored 30 runs for the Hawks.
Best baseball moment: reaching the NJCAA Division II World Series the past two years at Heartland.
Best non-baseball moment: my dad beating cancer.
Other interests: basketball, fishing and boating
Favorite pro team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite athlete: LeBron James
Favorite color: orange
Favorite food: meatloaf
Favorite actor: Gerard Butler
Favorite actress: Blake Lively
Favorite movie: Sandlot
Favorite cartoon: Tom & Jerry
Favorite TV show: Two and a Half Men with Charlie Sheen.
Favorite musician: Brantley Gilbert
Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Mode of transportation: Chevrolet Malibu
First job: concrete worker
Vacation spot: Hawaii
Motto: “Work hard. Play harder.’’
Terre Haute vs. Danville
When — 6:30 p.m.
Where — Danville Stadium
Ticket prices — $6 for adults, $3 for school-age children
Promotion — It’s the annual “At Bat for the Cure.” Fans are encouraged to “Paint the Park Pink” by wearing pink to the game in support of breast cancer awareness. Presence United Samaritans Medical Center Foundation volunteers will be selling commemorative pink balloons for release in a tribute ceremony prior to the game. Proceeds from the sale benefit the New Horizon Breast Cancer Support Group
Special event — Presence USMC, McLane and Iroquois Federal will be sponsoring a fireworks program after the game.
Probable starting pitchers — Terre Haute: TBD; Danville: LHP Troy Conyers (2-0, 0.00 ERA).
— Chad Dare/Commercial-News