Ben Francisco

Sport: Baseball

Year: Junior

Position: Outfielder

Hometown: Anaheim, CA

High School: Servite HS

What was your favorite moment of last season?
Beating SC on a walk-off homer

Who is the best player you've played against?
Josh Beckett/Mark Prior

Who would you most like to face one on one?
Pedro Martinez

What professional team would you like to play for?
Oakland A's

Who is your favorite former UCLA player and why?
Jackie Robinson because he allowed me to play today

I chose my uniform number (#1) because:
Penny Hardaway wore it

Do you have any pre-game superstitions?
I stick with what's working, breakfast at Headlines

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Winning the NBC World Series

What was your favorite sport other than baseball?

If you could give advice to a young player, what would it be?
Always play your best

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?

What is your favorite type of music?

What is the most embarrassing CD in your collection?
Celine Dion

What celebrity do you admire most?
Muhammad Ali

What is your favorite place on campus?
Pauley Pavilion

What class at UCLA have you liked best?
Social Welfare

What is your favorite book?
The Bible

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be and why?
Martin Luther King Jr. I admire his courage, strength and wisdom.

What is your nickname?

If you could have superpowers, what would they be?
Be invisible

If you were granted three wishes, what would they be?
Marry Beyonce Knowles, play major league baseball and play in the NBA

If you could invite someone famous over to dinner, who would it be and what would you be eating?
Beyonce - whatever she wanted

Who is the most famous person you have met?
Willie Mays

If you had one last meal, what would it be?

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Cookies & Cream

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Relax and listen to music