2017 Free Agent infielder Chad Folsom
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What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Anywhere in the infield but better at 3rd &1st
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Gotta go with Jeff Hall, Rusty Bumgardner, Jason Kendrick, Greg Connell, Brian Wegman, Lee Powers, Brian Rainwater the list could go on. The talent level up there is endless
Why do you like the game of softball?
Softball fuels my competitive nature plus I get to travel around & make great friends… Win Win situation
Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Gotta go with Stuart Snell,Adam Tennyson, Chivas (Chevy)Clark & Evan Jarman
What is your height and weight?
Where do you call home?
Bremen, GA small town an hour west of Atlanta
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
I enjoy hanging out with my wife Kadie and the kids. Andrew, Ally, & Sadi
I enjoy hunting and fishing
What do you do for a living?
I work for McNeilus as a service technician
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played 4 years at Haralson County High School & was trying to be one of the lucky guys to go from HS to the minors, I was contacted for a closed try out for the Seattle Mariners but was short lived an unfortunate ATV accident almost severing my middle finger on my throwing hand cut those dreams short.
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I played local ball with my brothers Ricky & Joe and a great group of guys. I played with Primetime from 2009 to 2011. Big thanks to Tony Goodsen and Primetime. I picked up
With the Headhunters/ OI Livingston in 2012 & 2013 & 2015 thanks Wes Livingston / Mikey Olive and Carlton Griffin ASP/ Broughton in 2014. Thanks Lyf Nimmo & Donnie Munford
Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
No one comes to mind. I just try not to make a fool of myself
In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
A few guys come to mind . David (Fru) Morrow and Dennis (Big Dog) Davison Jason Kendrick and Kevin (KJ ) Johnson. These guys have given me great advice and tell you how it is whether it's good or bad. No sugar coating it! You have to appreciate that.
What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Always play hard someone's watching! Be a sponge and soak everything up you can by listening to & watching the veterans
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Normal grip drop the pinky off the knob
27 end load
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Going to dedicate myself more this off season and hit the gym for sure and eat a lot better. Depending on the weather I plan to hit more in the offseason
What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball and College football
What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Has to be Motörhead The Game
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Boone's tournament the Smoky and had the opportunity to play the Mullet this year and they're all unlimited home runs
What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Disney is good but I also like anywhere with turf in fields
Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Buffalo Wild Wings. Also the Cheesesteak place at the 7 eleven in Kissimmee Fl
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Anytime you're around the Scott Twins, Larkin Grant, or KR Eaton it's hard to pick one.
I will say having Larkin pick our uniform colors for the day going in all White was hilarious. Huge inside joke!!