#38 Daniel Baptista
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Height: 6-5
Weight: 290
Class: JR
Position: 1B
Hometown: Fairfield, Calif.
Previous School: Solano College
 

Daniel comes to OBU from Solano Community College, where he was first-team All-Conference. "Chief" was a two-time All-League selection under Coach Keith Welch Sr. at Fairfield High School. He is the son of Joe and Julie Baptista. His uncles Joe, Vaea and Antonio Santos all played football at San Diego State. Recruited by Long Island and Culver-Stockton, Daniel came to OBU because "it was the best fit for me."

 

Daniel's Favorites

Restaurant: Panda Express

Athlete: Pablo Sandoval

Sports Memory: Home run in playoff game vs. DVC

Quote: "Hard work beat good talent when good talent fails to work hard."

Holiday: Thanksgiving

Professional team: San Francisco Giants

Food: Sandwich

 
2011 Baseball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Alan TraylerSRIF5-11200Dumas, TexasSouthern Arkansas
2Jonathan GelpiSRIF5-10180Manati, P.R.Ranger JC
3Justin BrownJRP6-2195Pflugerville, TexasRanger College
4Jorden NewtonJRUtil5-9175Gilroy, Calif.Gavilan College
5Chris LemusJROF5-8150Riverside, Calif.Chaffey College
7Jake KiebkeJRIF5-9170Detroit Lakes, Minn.Northland CC
8Terrence BuchananJRIF6-2175San Diego, Calif.Palomar CC
10Anthony LopezSRIF6-2205San Diego, Calif.San Diego Mesa CC
11Reece AlnasSROF5-11175Waikoloa, HawaiiPalomar CC
18Chad HardisonJRP6-4165Fort Pierce, Fla.Indian River CC
21Kenny WallSOOF5-11155Paris, TexasParis HS
23Daniel MartiJRP/IF5-10180Caracas, VenezuelaMonterey Peninsula
24Shaun DieslerJROF/C6-1225Tempe, Ariz.South Mountain CC
26Blake GallacherSRP6-2200San Diego, Calif.San Diego Mesa CC
27Steven BlanchetteSRP6-0175Los Angeles, Calif.Cerritos
29Richie MirowskiSRP6-2175Redwood City, Calif.Cuesta
30Brenden DavisSRC6-3235Keyport, NJMiddlesex CC
31Jesse OrozcoSRP6-2250San Bruno, Calif.Skyline
32Ryan PlumSRP6-6220Ventura, Calif.Ventura JC
33Michael SligerSROF5-11220Camarillo, Calif.Oxnard JC
34Mitchell ProphetJRC6-0190Visalia, Calif.Cuesta College
36Kyle BruleSRRHP6-3200Chandler, Ariz.Arizona State
38Daniel BaptistaJR1B6-5290Fairfield, Calif.Solano College
40Mike GiaramitaSRP6-4210Staten Island, N.Y.Purchase College
Bobby Cox - Head Coach
Chris Klimas - Assistant Coach