Friday October 21st, 2016

2015 Free Agent infielder Allen Swedenburg



Allen Swedenburg

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Interview conducted on 5/28/2015

Who are you playing with in 2015?
nobody took first of the year off and played local.

Free Agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Any position in the infield but MM is where I'm best.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Bubba Mack

Why do you like the game of softball?
competition and travel and meet new people

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Sweet don't really know how I got it!

What is your height and weight?
6'0 245

Where do you call home?
Columbus, Mississippi

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Spending time with my family and picking up local to play to get the work in.

What do you do for a living?
Own my own logging buisness

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Baseball and Football
All State in both sports. Set some hitting records in high school.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
started playing right out of school in 02 and then got picked up by Mississippi Chargers in 09 played with Bubba Mack and Kyle Pearson that year. Then I played with LA Classic last year.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
No matter where you go its great competition and you don't hear all the crying like in a local tournament

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
I don't like to compare myself to anybody but I do have good power and control.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
In 2013 I picked up with BWW/buzini at the Busch and I hit two 3 run homeruns to tie and take the lead and ended up winning the game.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Put in the work and keep trying u never know who is watching.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
26oz and normal

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
work out and take Bp

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
baseball Braves

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Make pitchers wear helmets

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
all conference tournaments

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



2 responses to “2015 Free Agent infielder Allen Swedenburg”

  1. Chad Loudon says:

    Great player and even better guy!! Somebody pick this guy up and you wont regret it!!

  2. Delmetrius Hornesbuger says:

    Great guy had the pleasure of playing with him great teammate and a great ball player does what it takes to help h5is team win

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