An interview with third baseman Adam Warfield
What is your nickname in softball?
Buck short for young buck, millsey and mel call me little JC, or quarter
Where do you call home?
Linthicum Heights, MD
What do you do for a living?
Im a building mechanic for a governement contractor
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Yes played baseball basketball and football
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started in E ball back in 2000 right out of high school and was asked to come out one weekend for a north eastern national with Romanos/Timbuktu and played well after a yr or two of C ball was asked to play with Angle Inn/Easton and Rick Lilly in '08 we played B and the conference, that year was loaded in B and we took Bud Light to the if game at the worlds played 6-9 games in the stadium was a awesome feeling.
What position do you play?
I play 3b but enjoy playing mi
What batting grip do you use?
Standard overlap one pinky below knob
What ounce bat, make and model do you use?
I have swung miken for years best bats i have ever swung as far as duribility and hotness out of the wrapper and i like the 27oz endload.
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Eat, lol we start taking alot of bp rite after christmas this year i wanna get back into the gym seriously and get in shape and see if i cant get back into the conference.
What is your favorite sports team?
Try to root for the orioles being from baltimore but i love the Ravens, Terps.
What is your favorite sport other than softball?
Anything college, football or basketball baseball, doesnt get much better.
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I dont like to take much bp the day before a tournament and i lay out my uniform the night before and i make sure my shoes are clean gotta try to look good. I gag alot before a big game my nerves are shot tell me thats not a gamer for u?..
What is your most memorable softball moment?
Probably finishing 2nd in B worlds in '08 that year was rocky for us as a team and i dont think anybody including us thought we had a shot to win again B was loaded that yr we beat a lot of good teams that weekend to get to the finals.
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Some way some how beating the system for the cheater bats somebody always has a advantage some way some how it seems i play 3b and the bats and balls are good enough with out shaved bats.
What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Any of the majors for the most part are awesome knowing your playing the best competition on that weekend ontop of trying to play your game to the highest makes it a challange, although i went to the smoky i believe in 08 to watch that was a incredible atmosphere never seen anything like that.
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Alot of great memories nothing sticks out at the moment.