Trayvon Robinson thrilled to be making his debut in Anaheim

Aug 5, 2011, 5:15 PM | Updated: 6:02 pm



Trayvon Robinson met with the media here in Anaheim and without a doubt he is one of the most excited rookies I have seen about to make his debut.

I interviewed him for Beyond the Baselines and you can here a portion of that interview here.

Some highlights…

On hearing from Daren Brown that he had been called up…

“I was deeply shocked. I always dreamed about being in the big leagues. I wanted to cry. Every time I thought about it I was, if I get the call I am going to cry. I couldn’t cry, it kind of pissed me off because I wanted to cry. I couldn’t talk, it was the best experience ever. It was the best thing somebody ever said to me.”

On walking into the big league clubhouse for the first time…

“Unbelievable, unbelievable. Everybody smiles up here! It was awesome.”

On making his debut so close to home.

“There is nothing better than having your major league debut in the city you were born in.”

On what the city of Los Angeles means to him.

“Everything. Everything you think of. Pain, love, hate, everything. I went through it all in Los Angeles and I wouldn’t trade it for anything because it made me a better person with everything. Anything that happened you don’t take anything for granted. It made me a better person.”

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Trayvon Robinson thrilled to be making his debut in Anaheim