-The K Zone-
August 13th 2018
Interview by Mike Duffy
Mike Duffy: What are some of your favorite parts about the Oakland Athletics Organization?
Noah Vaughan: The Oakland Athletics organization has treated me very well as person and a player. They lookout for you and want nothing but the best for you. Also, the white cleats is a nice addition.
Mike Duffy: What was it like playing for University of Texas, Arlington? What are some of your favorite moments there?
Noah Vaughan: Playing at UTA was everything I hoped it would be. It was a great program that got me the exposure and experience I needed to excel as a player. I can’t thank the University and the coaching staff enough for getting me where I am today. My favorite moments there include beating no. 4 Texas Tech at Globe Life Park my sophomore year, beating Texas A&M in 18 innings in College Station on a Tuesday Night, and hitting a walk off home run against Georgia State to finish off the sweep my Junior year.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite Milb team name?
Noah Vaughan: My Favorite Milb team name is Vermont Maple Kings. That was an awesome one night jersey and name that I wish was our permanent name.
Mike Duffy: Is there a certain personal reason you chose to wear #3?
Noah Vaughan: There’s no specific reason I chose number three. I came in and joined the team a week lake so it was one of the better numbers still left to choose from.
Mike Duffy: Did you buy anything cool with your singing bonus or are you saving it up?
Noah Vaughan: I haven’t bought anything with my signing bonus yet. I plan on investing majority of it so It can grow and be available for use later when I need it more.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite thing about being a lefty?
Noah Vaughan: I like being a lefty because to me there’s just something about a lefty swing that is so sexy. Lefties are always considered “weird” but I think righties are just jealous they don’t have it like us.
Mike Duffy: When did you know you wanted to play professional baseball?
Noah Vaughan: From the age of four when I was asked in school what I wanted to do when I grew up I always wrote “be a professional baseball player” and usually got a laugh out of my teachers because it’s not realistic, but I knew it was obtainable if I simply put the work in.
Mike Duffy: Who was your favorite player growing up?
Noah Vaughan: Jason Giambi was always my favorite growing up. Great lefty slugger.
Mike Duffy: What team were you the biggest fan of growing up?
Noah Vaughan: I grew up a Yankees fan.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite stadium?
Noah Vaughan: I got to do a pre draft workout in Minute Maid stadium in Houston and have to say that was the coolest stadium and field I’ve ever been in!
Mike Duffy: Do you have a second job in the offseason?
Noah Vaughan: I will probably drive for Uber and Give lessons during the off season.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite baseball memory?
Noah Vaughan: My favorite baseball memory was hitting a walk off home run my junior year against Georgia State to complete the sweep.
Mike Duffy: Do you have a motto or a thing to do to get you out of a rough time?
Noah Vaughan: When I’m struggling I just tell myself to “just keep swinging” it’s simple and I know eventually if I just keep swinging it the hits will come.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite book?
Noah Vaughan: Favorite book is any book from the among the hidden series I read in middle school, I need to read more haha.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite movie?
Noah Vaughan: Favorite movie is Rookie of the year.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite Tv show?
Noah Vaughan: Favorite TV show is Game of Thrones.
Mike Duffy: Who is your favorite Musician and what’s your favorite song?
Noah Vaughan: Favorite musician is Kygo and favorite song is This is Gospel by Panic! At the disco.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite hobby besides baseball?
Noah Vaughan: Besides baseball I love making music whether it’s on my laptop or playing guitar that’s one of my favorite hobbies.
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