Sunday January 21st, 2018
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2018 Free Agent middle infielder Chris Waterman

 

 

 

Chris Waterman

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/18/2017

Who are you playing with in 2018?
2017 Played with OC SWATS then REBELS

2018 Free Agent – Chriswaterman86@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Shortstop or middle

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Luis Reyna

Why do you like the game of softball?
I like the competition and how fast the game is

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Jeff Bloomer good bat and great arm

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Don't got one

What is your height and weight?
6ft tall and 215

Where do you call home?
Brooksville, FL

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Goin out on boat usually to do some fishing

What do you do for a living?
Construction

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Baseball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
A buddy asked me to start playing league and been playing ever since and my buddys team needed players so they asked me to play A with them

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Everything is better ball gets to you faster and and defense is alot better

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Getting a chance to play with DRock and ROBO

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Luis Reyna helped me alot with my hitting and defense

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Don't give up and always out the work in on and off the field

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Over lap one finger

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Play league and hit alot of BP

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball and Yankees

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Never quite by benjah

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
The superdraft cause it's just a fun time with friends

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Don't really have one

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Anything usually

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
A miken bat
 

 

 

 

 

 

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