Intern Highlight: Genuine Cardinal Enthusiast

Kevin Rooney, Promotions Assistant

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Name: Kevin Rooney

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

College and major/degree(s): Business Administration w/ concentration in Sports Management

Hobbies: Sports, fixing things

Likes: Having fun and being around people         

Dislikes: Drama, ketchup

Favorite Baseball Team: St. Louis Cardinals

Favorite Baseball Player of all-time: Albert Pujols

Favorite play in a baseball game: Diving Catch

Favorite Sports Movie of all-time: Mighty Ducks  

Favorite Sports Quote:   “Well, Nuke’s scared because his eyelids are jammed and his old man’s here. We need a live … is it a live rooster? We need a live rooster to take the curse off Jose’s glove, and nobody seems to know what to get Millie or Jimmy for their wedding present.”

Best sports moment as a fan or a player: Tracking down a shot to left field and catching the ball right before crashing into the fence and getting stuck under it

Thing you like most about sports: Comebacks

Why do you want to work in sports?: Love baseball and can’t really see myself doing anything else

What do you want to get out of your internship with the Redbirds?: To get better knowledge of how baseball games are operated

What does your specific internship entail?: In game promotions, national anthem, first pitch catchers, kids club

Career Aspirations: Owning my own bar

Three things you cannot live without: Music, phone, and St. Louis Cardinals

If you were a beverage, what kind of beverage would you be?: Kool Aid, ‘Ohhh Yeaaa’

Theme song to your life: Wanna Be – Spice Girls

What is the background on your cell phone?: The color red



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