Thursday October 27th, 2016

2015 Free Agent infielder Chris Potts!


Chris Potts

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2015?
Free Agent –

2014 Interview

Why do you like the game of softball?
The competition, the comeraderie ( can't believe I just typed that ) friendships and the brother hood

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Too many to name just one. A lot of the great ones do different things to affect the game in different ways

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Cory Large  He plays the game the right way and is pretty good at it

What is your nickname in softball?
Pottsy or potty

What is your height and weight?
6'   215 lbs

Where do you call home?
Henderson, Texas

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Man where do I start hanging out with my family and friends, golf course, strip club, bar, or anything entertaining

What do you do for a living?
Work for the public works dept

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played high school baseball & basketball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
When I moved from Houston to Henderson friends of my wife asked me to play.  I laughed and said yea right.
A year later I was hooked. Over the next couple years I just played and got picked up to start traveling

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Has to be the difference in talent and speed of the game

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work hard and be a man of your word

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Infield / Bucket but now i'm a little older so 2nd

What batting grip do you use?
Drop pinkie and cup with top hand

What ounce bat do you use?
26 or 27

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Bp, work out and try to run but can't lie I hate running

What is your favorite sports team?
Wow this hard to admit but the Houston Lastros ( Astros)  we were good once

What is your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball or football

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Don't change if its going right and don't talk about it

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Has to be last yr after my mom passed we played sno ball. Lyf and Trammell put my moms name on the back of jerseys and said my moms name before and after every game. Really helped me in a hard time of my life. Meant a lot to me. A lot of other guys talked to me that weekend and helped ease the pain. Majority of the guys I have played with over the years are my family now.

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Started from the Bottom

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Something with the bats or move the number to 260.  Also could move the conference around so that its not always in Florida. A lot of teams have a hard time financially traveling there 3 to 4 times a year.

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Sno Ball

What is the best softball field you have played at and why?
Has to be big league dreams but should have built them bigger

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Logans or Roadhouse

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Would have to say at c worlds a couple years ago when we played in the flood! Everybody had mud everywhere except for one individual ( Stuart Snell )  So after the game we made sure that he was muddy like the rest off us. That little guy wasn't to happy.







10 responses to “2015 Free Agent infielder Chris Potts!”

  1. Nimmo says:

    Oh yeah Potty we know your self does not like to run… Another great team mate I am very happy to have had the opportunity to play with over the years. Loyalty is his middle name! Looking forward to another great year and more memories to laugh about for the years to come brother!

  2. Joe Francis says:

    Man how far have you come since the first time I meet you. Couldn’t be happier for you and all your accomplishments. It just shows hard work does pay off! Keep hitting that thang! Pops

  3. Steve Whaley says:

    Probably one of the best players in Texas when I started playing softball. It doesn’t get much better than this guy on and off the field. Good luck this year playa.

  4. Ethan Stuckly says:

    Great guy and great player… congrats buddy and keep it doing what you do. Oh and by the way I got a barney shirt for you haha

  5. Stacy (Cotten) Schiller says:

    Congrats Potts! Great guy all the way back to his HS Baseball days. Keep up the hard work!

  6. Ghotti Bates says:

    I see ya Potty!! Im glad that you are getting the light that you deserve. Keep up the great work bro.. U are one of the best teammates I have ever played with…DO WORK SON!

  7. Cobb says:

    Can someone get this guy a hair gel contract? For the love of Christ!

  8. Antuane says:

    One of da best to ever play for east texas keep it potty

  9. Nimmo says:

    Ole Revlon lookin a$$…

  10. Ethan Stuckly says:

    Is this brad pitt???

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