2016 Free Agent pitcher/IF Donte Miles
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Interview conducted on 10/21/2015
Who are you playing with in 2016?
Free Agent – Cadillactae@yahoo.com
What positions do you play and what is your best position?
3rd, pitcher, some SS. I would say 3rd is my best but some say pitching
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Greg Connell, Freddie Bynum, and Flip Washington. Can't forget my homie Cameron Cox.
Why do you like the game of softball?
I just love to compete!!
What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Tae because it is short for Donte
What is your height and weight?
6'0" 230 lbs
Where do you call home?
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With family and friends
What do you do for a living?
I have my own dump trucking business
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played football my freshman and senior year, baseball all four years, and baseball at Greensboro College.
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
My good and close friends Jerry Alexander and Jeff Herzig introduced me to softball after we were done playing college baseball
Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Anyone that plays the game hard!!
What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I could list a few here but I'll say my first BSC Comp tournament pitching and beating Primetime in Aiken SC to win the 2015 Easton Kickoff Classic and being voted MVP!
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Traditional grip and I use a 26oz end load or 27oz balance
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Stay in the gym and hit as much as possible
What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Atlanta Braves and baseball
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I have a couple but I'm going to keep them a secret! Ha
What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Any T.I. song
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Any benefit or tournament like toys for tots where you're donating and playing for a good cause
What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Wide World of Sports in Florida and the turf fields in Myrtle Beach SC because you don't get bad hops on the infield
Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I listen to country music while driving my dump truck!! Ha
What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
It'll have to be my 2015 NSA Eastern World Series ring