Get to Know: Tanner Steene

Published 7:01 pm Sunday, April 9, 2017

Tanner Steene is a senior baseball player for the Packers.

Q: What sports do you compete in?

A: Baseball is the only sport I compete in.

Q: How did you originally get into baseball?

A: My parents were the ones who introduced the game to me. After that I fell in love with it.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Playing in the VFW State Baseball Tournament a few years ago.

Q: What have you learned from sports?

A: To get what you want, you have to work for it. Nobody’s going to give it to you.

Q: What is the hardest part about baseball?

A: Staying mentally focused when things get tough.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: Kobe Bryant. He’s got an edge to him that nobody else has.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: “Saving Private Ryan.”

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Economics.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: To market for a professional sports team.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Orange chicken

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: To attend Minnesota State University, Mankato to study sports management.

Q: What’s a fun fact about you or hobby you enjoy most people don’t know about?

A: I’ve got some good jokes

Q: What are your top three pump songs before a big game?

A: “In The Air Tonight” by Phil Collins, “Moves” by Big Sean and “Wolves” by Kanye West.

Q: What are your top three guilty pleasure songs?

A: “Ignition (Remix)” by R. Kelly, “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice and “What is Love” by Haddaway.