Federal Way Mirror Male Athete of the Week for May 20: Kort Baker

TJHS freshman played key role in baseball team’s recent win over Auburn Mountainview.

Thomas Jefferson High School freshman Kort Baker, baseball, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for May 20.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Math.

Q: What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Play guitar and watch movies.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My Dad, I’ve always been able to talk to him about anything and figure out a plan to succeed.

Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?

A: “If you make a mistake, flush it. You’ll get more opportunities.”

Q: Describe your pre-game ritual:

A: Drink a Bang energy drink watch some highlights on the bus ride, then tape my wrists and throw some plyo balls.

Q: What’s your favorite post-game meal?

A: Cheeseburger and watermelon.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: “E-ER” by DJ Scheme feat. Ski Mask The Slump God, Danny Towers, and Lil Yachty.

From the sidelines: TJHS freshman Kort Baker has gone seven for 10 with four RBI’s and two runs scored in the last three games. He has pitched five innings while only giving up one earned run and six hits with six strike outs to get the recent win over Auburn Mountainview.