Get to know me: USPBL's Kevin Whatley

Tony Paul
The Detroit News
Professional baseball player Kevin Whatley played quarterback and basketball in high school.

The latest in The Detroit News' series of “15 Things You Don’t Know About Me” — Kevin Whatley, an infielder for the Eastside Diamond Hoppers of the USPBL.

1. I can ride a unicycle.

2. I read and journal every day.

3. I love skateboarding.

4. I have a big red birthmark on my neck. 

5. I was not recruited out of high school for baseball.

6. I played quarterback in high school.

7. I rarely play video games.

8. I have amazing dreams every night where I pretty much save the world. ... It's awesome.

9. I shave my forearms. LOL. 

10. I played an entire basketball season with an IV in my arm because of a bone infection.

Kevin Whatley plays infield for the Eastside Diamond Hoppers of the USPBL.

11. I love disco music.

12. Seattle is the my favorite city.

13. My favorite animals are turtles and monkeys.

14. My favorite food is watermelon.

15. I started meditating this year and it has improved every aspect of my life. Try it!

Kevin Whatley, 23, is from Port Orchard, Wash. He attended South Kitsap High School, Everett Community College and Wright State University. You can follow him on Twitter @KevinWhatleyWIT and on Instagram at @kevinwhatley7.

Previous installments

USPBL's Tommy Fuessel's best friend is a Golden Retriever named Maggie

USPBL's Ethan Wiskur orders chicken tenders at his favorite Mexican restaurant

USPBL's Will Marshall gets pretty creative with his facial hair

DCFC's George Chomakov wanted to marry 'The Little Mermaid'

LPGA Tour's Annie Park enjoys 'Carpool Karaoke,' chocolate molten cakes 

Detroit City FC's Seb Harris loves his kids, his pets and his cars

Poker player Jordan Young's best friend is Doogan, an English bulldog

IndyCar's Gabby Chaves races drones competitively, too

USPBL's Tyler Palm shares his tale of a near-death experience at a local fair

USPBL's Keaton Aldridge doesn't consider Wendy's "fast food," but rather "great food"

USPBL's Cody Brown likes his country music, including, yes, that kid yodeler

USPBL's Nicco Lollio thinks he looks like Thor (and we can't disagree)

USPBL's Thomas Roulis, who once got cut from a ping-pong team