Coach Holowaty: “Joe is a great young man. He is a very good left-handed hitter, very versatile. He is a very important link to the team.”

High School : Two-year starter for baseball team… all-conference as a junior and senior…team captain senior year when he was named All-State…

PERSONAL: born Joseph A. Balowski April 25, 1991…Major: Communication…Parents: Marianne and Joseph…

Residence: Berlin, CT…

Career Statistics Thru 2011



Favorite aspect of Eastern: Student Center

One thing I would change about Eastern: Hurly Hours/food

Favorite sport other than my own: Basketball

My favorite moment playing sports: Would have to be hitting a homerun in 2009 baseball playing for my Berlin High school team (Berlin vs. Plainville) at Double Day Stadium in Cooperstown NY. It was a great place to hit a homerun. 

My most disappointed moment playing sports:

Berlin losing to Branford in the CT State Tournament in 2009.  That was a tough loss.

 My most overused phrase: “You’re a tool”

Most visited website: Facebook

Favorite song: Crashing Down On cue

Dream job: Playing professional baseball or basketball

If I were a superhero my superpower would be: Flying

Favorite professional or amateur team: New York Yankees

Last movie I’ve seen: The Town

Favorite movie quote: “Why So Serious?”

Favorite Musical artist: Kid Cudi

Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan

Most despised professional athlete: Kevin Youkilis

Pet peeve: When people don’t practice what they preach.

 Words to live by: Be true to yourself

If you won lotto, what would you do with the money? New house with indoor basketball court, new cars, travel the world

Favorite subject in school: Communication courses

 Closest brush with greatness: Winning the American Legion State title at Muzzy, Regional title in New Hampshire and making it to the American Legion World Series in Fargo, ND in 2009.  Greatest baseball run of my life.


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