Sunday October 23rd, 2016

Evan Gallmeier

Evan Gallmeier

USSSA Playing History Player Page

2012 Interview

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Purcell i think is the most dominating all around player in the game I believe because of his position. Bryson Baker i think is the best in my opinion tho, all he does is win.

What is your nickname in softball?

What is your height and weight?
6'3" 200 lbs

Where do you call home?
Born & raised in St. Louis. Currently reside in Ohio.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
basketball in highschool & college

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started playing league when i was 18 and finally got talked in to playing a tournament about 4 years later. Started playing C ball w the Missouri Hits and then w HubsPub….just moved up from there after being seen play. Big thanks to Tom Wilkerson, Brandon Hubbard, Dave Meyer, Don Rogers, Dennis Turner, Bill Rhew, Tiny, & Tony Albicocco for putting up w me on these teams over the years lol

What was the best advice you were ever given?
C.A.F.E. I believe it came from Tim Tebow…but a great friend made me awate of it during some tough times of mine. Look it up.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Be patient. There are a ton of great ball players and if you really want it u HAVE to work at it!

What position do you play?

What batting grip do you use?
golf grip

What ounce bat do you use?

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Put on weight so i dont wither away to nothing running around that OF all summer.

What is your favorite sports team?
St Louis Cardinals & Missouri Tigers

What is your favorite sport other than softball?

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Winning the A world 2 years ago w a great group of guys.

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think there should be payouts at every conference event. Give the sponsors atleast something to play for every weekend. Find a way for these sponsors, that make this giant investment every year w no possibility of a return,  to compete to atlweast get a little bit of that $ back each weekend they play.

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
anything BASA. Woodson Terrace, Smokies

What is the best softball field you have played at and why?
I think Okl City…just a great atmosphere and quality park.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
anywhere that the waitresses are barely dressed!

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
I played a full season w "Fish" next to me in the OF so i believe that speaks for itself!


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