The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 21, 2013

Dans Profile: Tyler Selesky


DANVILLE — Position: infielder

College: Florida Gulf Coast

Year: sophomore-to-be

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 185 pounds

Hometown: Estero, Fla.

Family: father, William Selesky; mother, Pam Selesky; and brother, Peter Selesky

Host family: Chris Griffin

Major: marketing

GPA: 3.51

2013 statistics:  batted .301 with 0 home runs, 17 RBIs, scored 30 runs and drew 30 walks in 153 at-bats

Best baseball moment: starting my first college baseball game and getting first at-bat.

Best non-baseball moments: signing my National Letter of Intent to attend Florida Gulf Coast.

Other interests: basketball, golf, and video games

Favorite pro team: Atlanta Braves

Favorite athlete: Chipper Jones

Favorite color: navy blue

Favorite food: steak

Favorite actor: Will Ferrell

Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston or Mila Kunis

Favorite movie: Anchorman

Favorite TV show:  Criminal Minds

Favorite musical group: Florida Georgia Line

Favorite book: Beyond Belief

Mode of transportation: Matt Brandys

First job: salesperson at Aeropostale

Vacation spot: Las Vegas

Motto: “Livin’ the dream.”

Terre Haute vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $6 for adults, $3 for school-age children

Promotion — Cellular One Poster Night. The first 1,400 fans will receive a free Danville Dans poster. Fans can get those posters signed by the players after the game.

Special event — Danville Township is sponsoring a firework show after the game.

Probable starting pitchers — Terre Haute: RHP Kendall Paluch (2-1, 3.00 ERA); Danville: LHP Troy Conyers (1-0, 0.00 ERA).

— Chad Dare/Commercial-News