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Edison Budzar

Edison is a senior at Lakewood High School. Budzar is now in his fourth and final baseball season for the Rangers. The varsity team started off their season with a 14 to 0 win over Valley Forge. The Rangers are now 5-10. Edison is a starting pitcher and middle infielder. I got to talk and ask the Ranger’s pitcher/infielder some questions, listed below.

Q: How long have you been playing baseball?

A: ” I have been playing baseball for 15 years.

Q:  What number do you wear and does your number have a specific/special meaning?

A: ” I wear the number 2. I picked the number two because of one of the best shortstops of all time, Derek Jeter.”

Q: What is your favorite baseball memory?

A: ” Throwing a one hitter against Saint Edwards sophomore year.”

Q: Would you play in college if you have the chance?

A: “If I got the chance to play baseball in college I would not take the opportunity.”

Q: Who is your favorite baseball player?

A: ” My favorite player right now is Francisco Lindor”

Q: What advice would you give to any upcoming athletes?

A: ” Advice I would give to upcoming players is to just try to enjoy the sport you play as much as possible because it is supposed to be fun.”

Q: Who is your favorite baseball team and why?

A: ”The Indians are of course my favorite team because its Cleveland!!”

We wish Edison and the Lakewood baseball program good luck the rest of the season and hope success comes their way!

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