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In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take an abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is on deck. The San Diego native and 2009 All-Star talks about his triple black Mercedes and his mom's tacos -- and warns fans not to bother him when he's eating them.
Your main fault:
Adam Jones: I've got an attitude problem (laughs).
Your idea of happiness:
AJ: Being left the hell alone.
What is your idea of misery:
AJ: Being bothered. Actually, my idea of misery is being bothered while I'm eating. If you see me at a restaurant, you can say hi, but that's about it.
If not yourself, who would you want to be:
AJ: There's a couple different people. I want to be Bill Gates just to see for a day how the hell it feels to be the richest man in the world. In the current NBA, I'd say LeBron or Kobe Bryant -- unstoppable forces in your own individual sport. Peyton Manning, because he's my favorite NFL player. Or, I'd rather be Reggie Wayne being thrown to by Peyton Manning.
Your favorite food/drink:
AJ: Mom's tacos. And my favorite drink? I like an ice cold Pepsi.
Hero/heroine you admire the most:
AJ: Tony Gwynn and Mark McLemore.
What do you hate most:
AJ: People's insecurities.
The natural talent you'd like to be gifted with:
AJ: Flying. Flying would be pretty cool.
Your greatest fear:
AJ: Not getting into heaven.
Your greatest extravagance:
AJ: Probably the Benz -- $100,000. Too damn much (laughs). Triple black.
Your present state of mind:
AJ: Excited. ... This is the final stretch of spring training, so we can go into the season as healthy as possible. Starters will be playing a little longer. Let's get through the rest of spring training healthy as a team, and let's begin the season.