By Michael Gioia
27 Feb 2014
Name: Christopher Jackson
Birthdate: Sept. 30
Hometown: Cairo, Illinois
Character You're Playing: Bobby Sturgis/Derek Jeter
Favorite Sport: Baseball, golf
Favorite Sports Team: New York Yankees [MLB]
Favorite Sports Hero: [Baseball player] Jackie Robinson
Sports Played Growing Up (if any): Baseball, basketball
Favorite Sporting-Event Snack: The garlic fries at Yankee Stadium
Show you made your Broadway debut in: The Lion King
Favorite Broadway show (and why): In the Heights. That whole experience was the best of my life. Every minute was shared with my family!
Did you meet and/or hear from your Bronx Bombers counterpart or their family? I haven't been able to meet Mr. Jeter, but hope to soon.
Most memorable moment from Bronx Bombers: Every night is memorable! This is a great group of guys! A real team. Always has been… and always will be!