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Eric Hosmer, First Baseman / Kansas City Royals - The Players' Tribune

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)?, where we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better. Next up is Kansas City Royals first baseman and 2015 World Series champion Eric Hosmer. Yes, this is his real handwriting.

When I played baseball as a kid, I pretended I was …jr

The most underrated player in baseball is …jose

The craziest pregame superstition I’ve seen is …eat

The strangest instruction a coach has ever given me is to …not

If my team was in a Royal Rumble, the last man standing would be …me

The walk-up song I never want to hear again is …miley

The biggest prankster I’ve ever played with is …chen

People would be surprised to know that I’m afraid of …taxi

The weirdest thing a fan has ever yelled at me is …hair

If I was MLB commissioner for a day, I would …DH

From memory, draw your World Series ring …back

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