Monday July 6th, 2015

Free Agent infielder Chris Hansen

Chris Hansen

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2013?
Free agent –
Why do you like the game of softball?
It allows me to still play the game I love, play with friends, meet new people and travel.
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I have only played upper for 2 years but i would have to say Brian Wegman, Brett Helmer, Denny Crine, Junior, Pesso to name a few. But there are a bunch of great players.
What is your nickname in softball?
I have a few i doubt some people know my first name. 8 ball, dateline, Hanny, and cupcake, dont
Where do you call home?
Las Vegas, NV
What do you do for a living?
Warehouse for Motion Industries    
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played 1 year of football and 4 years of baseball in high school.  Then 1 year of junior college ball.
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I played a little bit after high school then when I got back from junior college in 03 I played my first worlds in dallas.
I got a chance last year with Desert Falls/301 last year and went to Famous after. I was fortunate enough to get asked back for this year.
What position do you play?
I play ss/mi but can play anywhere
What batting grip do you use?
Pinky over the knob and overlap
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Play when i can and take bp a couple times a week
What is your favorite sports team?
Oakland A's
What is your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball only
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I have a few but to name one – I do the same routine before each at bat.

What is your most memorable softball moment?

One of my first tournaments i played in i got to play with my dad, grandpa and uncle.  That was pretty cool.
Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Quit complaining about Resmondo.  Anyone can beat anyone on any given day.  Thats why we play this game anything can happen.
And Shaved bats.  These bats and balls are great already, to do that is absolutley dumb.  Know your role.
What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Any tournaments i get to play in at home with all my buddies.
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
My 2nd year of C ball I was playing in San Diego and Johnny Bailey hit a line drive at me that tailed about 2 feet from my backhand to glove side.  I couldnt get my glove back in time and just turned and took the ball off my ass.  My whole team fell to the ground laughing.  They now call that getting Hansen'd.




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