Here is a quick Q&A with Ike Davis, courtesy of Ephraim Fischbein of the Vues Online:
Question: What are your hobbies?
Davis: Fishing and hunting.
Question: What is your favorite food?
Question: If not for baseball, what would you be doing?
Davis: Coaching or teaching history somewhere.
Question: What are your favorite non-baseball sports team?
Davis: Dallas Cowboys, Phoenix Coyotes and Suns.
Question: What player you would pay to watch today?
Davis: Barry Bonds, Babe Ruth, would love to have seen him hit. I would also have loved to watch my father pitch. My father was Ron Davis who pitched for the NY Yankees in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Mark Grace & Steve Finely from the early 2000 Arizona Diamondbacks were also favorites of mine.
Question: What is your favorite ballpark?
Davis: I have two: Citi Field, where I call home, and Wrigley Field because of the tradition and childhood memories of watching the Cubs play when my father pitched there.
Question: Who is the biggest influence for your career?
Davis: My dad, he was great to me and gave me much knowledge of the game.
Question: Who are the toughest pitchers you’ve faced?
Davis: Tim Lincecum & Roy Halladay.
Question: Which player did you learn the most from?
Davis: David Wright helped me a lot getting acclimated to the big leagues.
Question: What game situation do you thrive in?
Davis: Bottom of the 9th, against the opposing teams closer.
Question: What is your most embarrassing professional moment?
Davis: My struggles at the start of the 2012 season was humbling and embarrassing
Question: What is the most memorable game you were involved in?
Davis: That May 2011 game in Philadelphia when the fans chanted USA-USA when it was found out that the United States had killed Bin Laden.
To learn about Davis’ favorite city, what kind of car he drives, among other things, check out Ephraim’s Q&A here.