Free Agent outfielder Andrew Hartman
Interview conducted on 4/8/2015
Who are you playing with in 2015?
None at the moment, yet looking to play conference
Free Agent – Drewhartman5@gmail.com
What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Best position: left, or centerfield.
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Why do you like the game of softball?
It's competitive, fast paced, and you must know how to strategize
What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Sunshine or catfish
Aquired them both from friends, yet I still don't know the true meaning behind them?"
What is your height and weight?
Where do you call home?
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
On the water relaxing
What do you do for a living?
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
High School baseball
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Watching a friends game, they needed someone to fill-in, and it's just taken off from there.
In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Joe Yager, he always kept pushing me to be better, as well as keeping my confidence up.
What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Always practice how you play, and don't cheat yourself!
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Normal grip, and 26oz/27oz
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Tee work, hit in the cage, and weight train
What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Chicago White Sox
What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Jake Owen, eight second ride
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Swinging bunt charity tournament
What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Don't recall the complex, yet it was in South Carolina
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?
A guy not paying attention to the game and running his team out of this inning
What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
State title in baseball