Inside Lion Baseball: Getting to Know Michael Silva held a question and answer session with baseball player Michael Silva.

Oct. 16, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - As the 2013 season approaches, we here at would like to (re)introduce you to some of the baseball players who will be gracing Page Stadium's field this year. We have asked all the players a series of questions that range from why they chose LMU to what they would change their name to if they could. If you have any additional question that you'd like to see answered in the future, please feel free to email Tyler Geivett at

Today's question and answer session will feature freshman Michael Silva. What did you do this summer?
Michael Silva: I played baseball with my roommate Mitch Russell and got myself prepared for college.

LMU: Why did you choose LMU/What do you like most about LMU?
MS: I chose LMU because of the education that is given here and the ability to play D1 baseball.

LMU: What is your greatest highlight on the field?
MS: Striking someone out looking and knowing it when I release the ball from my hand.

LMU: After LMU, what do you want to do?
MS: I would like to become a PT or get involved in sports medicine

LMU: What is your favorite baseball team?
MS: New York Yankees

LMU: What is the early favorite for your walk-up song?
MS: Don't Stop - Red Hot Chili Peppers

LMU: What is your favorite movie?
MS: Ted

LMU: What celebrity would play you in a movie about your life?
MS: Will Ferrell

LMU: You are given $1,000,000 - what do you spend it on?
MS: A new house with some fancy cars.



LMU: If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
MS: To teleport so I could visit all the great wonders of the world.

LMU: If I take a look inside your refrigerator what would I find?
MS: Water, Gatorade, and Arnold Palmer's

LMU: What is your motto or advice you live by?
MS: Relax, don't rush.

LMU: Name at least one television show that you watch every week.
MS: MLB Tonight or SportsCenter

LMU: What is your most prized possession?
MS: My Alex Rodriguez signed baseball.

LMU: Any fears or phobias?
MS: I don't like the ocean or heights.

LMU: Who is your biggest influence in life?
MS: My father

LMU: Name one thing not many people know about you.
MS: I am half Salvadorian and half German.

LMU: If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be?
MS: The dinosaur era

LMU: Are you a morning or night person?
MS: Night person.

LMU: If you could be any animal, what would you be?
MS: A tiger.

LMU: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
MS: Fiji

LMU: If someone was to give you one gift, what would you want to receive?
MS: A car.

LMU: What was your favorite childhood television program? MS: Pokemon.


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