Here are the deranged souls…I mean, sports experts that make up The Message Pitch.
Position at The Message Pitch: co-host, chief Branding Officer
Favorite Player: Curt Schilling/ Dan Marino
Best Memory as a Fan: Dave Roberts The Steal
Best Memory as a Player: winning intramural championship in same game where I tore ankle ligaments. Still finished the game.
Walkout Music: Howl by Gaslight Anthem./ Who Dat by J. Cole
Worst Heartbreak as a Fan: Boone HR/ Kick 6/ Marino no ring
Worst Heartbreak as a Player:
Favorite Movie: Warrior
Favorite Band: Gaslight Anthem
Favorite TV Show: Community
Best Movie to Quote: The Sandlot or almost any classic Will Ferrell Movie
Name: Matt Chance
Favorite Player: Brian Dawkins
Best Memory as a Fan: Watching the Eagles win the SB with my family.
Best memory as a player: Leading the Freshman team to a win over our varsity team Mighty Ducks 3 style in a preseason scrimmage in soccer.
Walkout Music: “Good Morning”- Chamillionaire.
Worst Heartbreak as a fan: Losing to the Yankees in the 09 WS
Worst Heartbreak as a player: Losing our final home soccer game as a Senior that would have sent us to the playoffs. My final ever organized soccer game. Still stings.
Favorite Movie: The Town
Favorite Band: Blink-182.
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Best movie to quote: Tombstone
Favorite Player: Ricky Rudd
Best Memory as a Fan: 2012 Stanley Cup Final.
Best memory as a player: Winning an elusive intramural softball championship in college. We were so bad for so long.
Walkout Music: “Sweetness” by Jimmy Eat World
Worst Heartbreak as a fan: 2017 World Series. It took them seven games to beat the Dodgers, and they knew everything that was coming.
Worst Heartbreak as a player: We seemed destined to win the aforemnetioned softball championship about four years earlier…and then a team made up of players Billy Beane wouldn’t touch almost threw a perfect game against us. In slowpitch softball. I don’t think we won another game that season.
Favorite Movie: “El Dorado”
Favorite Band: CCR, Gaslight, Tom Petty, or the Explosions in the Sky. No, I can’t pick just one.
Favorite TV Show: Community or Psych. Magnum P.I. and the Rockford Files are up there too.
Best movie to quote: Tombstone or Tropic Thunder.