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2017 Free Agent infielder/pitcher Cedrick Johnson

 

Cedrick Johnson

USSSA Playing History

 

Who are you playing with in 2016?
2017 Steel

2017 Free Agent – maryridge357@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
P, MI,2nd and 1st MY BEST POSITION I THINK IS 2ND BASE

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
GREG CONNELL FROM RESMONDO

Why do you like the game of softball?
JUST THE ATMOSPHERE AND MEETING DIFFERENT MEN AND WOMEN FROM DIFFERENT WALKS OF LIFE

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
PETER HERNANDEZ FROM STEEL/MIKEN AND LYF NIMMO FROM COMPOUND ATHLETICS AND CLAY SMITHERMAN FROM NIGHTMARE/ MIKEN. HAVE LEARNED SO MUCH FROM THEM AND LOOK UP TO THEM ALOT…….MUCH RESPECT TO THESE GENTLEMEN

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
CEDDIE MOST PEOPLE CANT PRONOUNCE MY NAME.

What is your height and weight?
6'3 220lbs

Where do you call home?
LUBBOCK TEXAS

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

What do you do for a living?
CHOREGRAPHER (DANCE INSTRUCTOR)

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
YES BASEBALL AND COLLEGE BASKETBALL

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
MY POPS (BROTHER IN LAW) HAD ME START WHEN I WAS 15YEARS OLD AND IVE BEEN HOOKED EVER SINCE.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
THE SURE SIZE,SPEED AND SKILL SET OF THE PLAYERS

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
YES  COACH JOEY POWEL AND TIM BOWSER FROM FENCEBROKERS/ WORTH. AS I STRIVED THRE OUT THE YEARS TRYING TO MAKE CONFERENCE THEY TOLD ME TO NEVER GIVE UP.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
TRAIN HARD AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. BELIEVE IN YOUR DREAM AND PURSUE IT NO MATTER WHAT.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
TWO FINGER OVER LAP PINKIE OFF THE KNOB. 26-27OZ

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
THERE IS NO OFFSEASON!!!

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
TEXAS RANGERS. BASEBALL

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I NEVER LOOK AT THE LOSERS BRACKET

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
A UPBEAT GOSPEL SONG

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
REPLAY LOL.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
THE HALLOWEEN HOWL IN CLOVIS NEW MEXICO. GREAT ATMOSPHERE

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
ESPN DISNEY IN FLORIDA

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
B DUBS. BUFFALO WILD WINGS

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
FRIEND OF MINE DOVE IN THE OUTFIELD FOR A BALL HE WAS SO TURNED AROUND WHEN HE GOT UP TO THROW THE BALL IN HE THREW IT OVER THE CENTERFIELD FENCE

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I PLAY FOR MY MOTHER WHO PASSED 5YEARA AGO. R.I.P MARY RIDGE

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
I GAVE MY POP MY STATE TITLE RING FOR SOFTBALL. HE NEVER WON A RING WHILE HE PLAYED. HE CRIED LOL



 

 

19 responses to “2017 Free Agent infielder/pitcher Cedrick Johnson”

  1. softball says:

    Needs a chance up there he kills the ball and give it his all every game.. Great teammate even better person good luck bro!!!

  2. Cedric Johnson says:

    Thank you for the kind words whoever you are. I hope and pray i get to show my talent. God Bless You and good luck on Next Year Season.

  3. socal says:

    just some fyi, if you want to get seen ,toys for tots in socal is a good place to be .tons of open teams and alot of major and confrence coachs there ,good luck

    • Cedric Johnson says:

      Thank You for the advice socal if you know any teams that may need a player let me know here’s my number (806)283-4449. God Bless

  4. big MN says:

    Sup bro! He needs a shot with a team that wont kill his fire for the game!

  5. Mark Tijerina says:

    Proud of you Cedric… You worked your butt off to get where you are… Keep up the good work bro!

  6. robert martinez says:

    smashes the ball hit me a rocket at 3rd all im going to say is i regret catching it. its alot of fun playing against you bro

  7. robert martinez says:

    smashes the ball hit me a rocket at 3rd all im going to say is i regret catching it. its alot of fun playing against you bro

  8. JGILL says:

    Kills the ball. Great player and even a better guy. Great attitude and probably the most unselfish person ive ever played with. Good luck Ced

    • Cedric (CEDDIE) Johnson says:

      Thank You JGill i really appreciate it. Good Luck this weekend and May God Bless You in everything you Do.

  9. Tobes says:

    Great guy, epitome of team player and will do anything to help a team win. Good luck, Ced. Keep working hard my man!

  10. Ria says:

    You’ll get there Ced, Keep reaching for the stars my friend! Good Luck

  11. Efren says:

    Always a pleasure playing with this guy!

  12. coach says:

    Gamer all the way. Good job bro

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