Wednesday October 26th, 2016

2017 Free Agent infielder Chad Folsom


Chad Folsom

USSSA Playing History 2011 to Present

USSSA Playing History 2008-2010 Player Page

2017 Free Agent –  678-381-9845

2015 Interview

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?
6'3 225

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
28 balanced

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!!




10 responses to “2017 Free Agent infielder Chad Folsom”

  1. Wiggs says:

    Great team mate and even better guy. Good luck brother

  2. Potts says:

    Great guy and player . Enjoyed playing on the same team with this guy. Plays the game right Good luck bud

  3. Curtis Cornett says:

    My man!. I hear ya. Hell of a guy here and player. I agree with the 2 above!

  4. Ethan Stuckly says:

    Great guy, teammate , and player… he is a guy you want to go to battle with. Good luck this year!

  5. Wayne carr says:

    Guy makes it look so easy….GREAT athlete and friend..Good luck ole boy i hope you get what you want, you will make any team that much better

  6. Moody says:

    Pretty much what everyone else said. Talented, humble, and a great guy off the field as well. Should land somewhere very soon. Good luck in 2015 wherever you land.

  7. Tony Farmer says:

    One of the finest young men I have ever met. And the best softball player and all around athlete I have ever had the privilege to meet. Wish I could clone him and start my own team!

  8. CMAC says:

    Great player and teammate. Would definately help out any team that picks him up. Good luck!

  9. csgo says:

    I love the knowledge on your web sites. Thnx!.

  10. Randy noe says:

    Hey chad I’m from Boston and looking for a couple of guys
    To play A/B next year. Hit me up if interested. 901 496 9732

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