Friday October 28th, 2016

Adam Barberi


Adam Barberi

USSSA Playing History

2013 Interview

Why do you like the game of softball?
I enjoy the competition.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Purcell is one as well as Rulli he never gets out.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Santana he can absolutely ball he can play the entire outfield by himself

What is your nickname in softball?

What is your height and weight?
5'10" 170lbs

Where do you call home?
Pensacola, FL

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Relax and enjoy the time off

What do you do for a living?
File Clerk at an Insurance agency

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played Football and baseball in High school and a little bit in college not much though

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I started like everyone else probably played in some local leagues around town then started playing C and got asked to be a role player with adiktiv and worked my way up from there

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Consistency in all aspects of the game. Fielding/Pitching/Hitting there are very few mistakes a bunch of teams will capitalize if a mistake is made  

What was the best advice you were ever given?
be humble. let your game talk not you!

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
work hard and play your game. if you dont hit the ball 350+ don't try everytime

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I play IN & OF best would have to be CF & SS played SS for Adiktiv

What batting grip do you use?
Traditional grip with one finger off

What ounce bat do you use?

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Hit the gym along with tons of BP to work on my swing and stay in a consistent rhythm

What is your favorite sport other than softball?
Flag Football

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Warm up with the same person every game along with how i get in the box everytime tap the plate into a cross

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Probably winning my first conference event this past year at the Major Qualifier

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Monster by Skillet

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I really don't see any

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Smoky is the best of the best lining up and playing

What is the best softball field you have played at and why?
Houston field of Dreams the turf is awesome and the stadiums are really nice.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
one of my buddies a couple of years ago hit a ball out and didnt know it. As he was rounding first he fell, upon getting up he fell again and again – by the time he finally got to his feet he finally realized that he had hit it out and just busted out laughing.




4 responses to “Adam Barberi”

  1. Jmag29 says:

    Good dude great teammate..good luck bro

  2. Cam says:

    Good dude!! Great attitude!! Lot of upside!

  3. Ray Gurley Jr. says:

    I have heard nothing but good things about this up and coming player. Looking forward to playing with you on the field. I am very excited that we have you onboard for this coming season.

  4. Adam Barberi says:

    Thanks cam and jmag for the kind words and ray we are going to have a great time this year. Cannot wait to see what the future holds

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