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Marcus Semien Q&A: A's shortstop talks dream car, must-have walk-up song

Marcus Semien is a gamer. To the tune of playing in all 162 last season for Oakland. Which earned the Bay Area native significant honors as a Gold Glove candidate and finalist for American League MVP.

NBC Sports California got the chance to learn a little more about the longest tenured A's player last month at team headquarters in Oakland.

Most important aspect of a good walk-up song?
Bass. We play in a nice stadium with good speakers, that’s important.

Something you need to get done every time in the on-deck circle?