Saturday October 22nd, 2016

2016 Free Agent Brad Davis





Brad Davis

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 2/27/2016

Who are you playing with in 2016?
No one currently –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Pitch some Catch , Eh , 1st

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
That's hard to answer I've been playing for 25 years and I've seen and played with a lot of greats from Bruce Meade to Carl Rose to Brett Helmer, Ray Cowart and so on

Why do you like the game of softball?
Competiveness and the way it pushes you to work hard to get to the next level

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
I would have to say both Kyle Pearsons

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
TRIPLE B . Was 18 playing in the Smoky Mountain Classic hit a walk off and Chris and Steve Rehberg stared calling me big bad Brad and by the next game it turned into TRIPLE B and has stuck over the years

What is your height and weight?
6'3" 330lbs

Where do you call home?
Panama City, FL

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?

What do you do for a living?
I run a Chemical Trucking Company

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Football and baseball highschool

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Lived in Panama City and played with Russ Ernest, Keith Baker, and Scott Wiggins and they pushed me and worked with me and gave me the chance to play at the top level with them

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The respect

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Hitting on the Long Haul Bomber tour last year in Tampa Fl

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Jebbie King from Shreveport  La

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work hard and push yourself hard

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
I drop 3 fingers off the bat and wrap 3 fingers over the hand 28oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
A lot of Bp

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Tripp Roth in Louisiana

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
BLD in Dallas Tx

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans I held a benefit tournament in Pensacola and donated over 14k worth of cash and food from the softball community



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