2016 Free Agent OF/2B Francois Henry
2016 Free Agent – Fhenry@combatsportsgroup.com
Why do you like the game of softball?
I’m a competitive person that’s what drive me. Having the chance of meeting other players and make new friends that shares the passion.
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Brian Wegman, Rusty Bumgardner, Jason Kendrick, Johnny McCraw and Seth are all great players
What position do you play?
What is your nickname?
Where do you call home?
St-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
What do you do for a living?
I own a training center
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played College Hockey .
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I started playing Softball at 18 year old, I had never swung a bat or caught a ball before that age. Shortly after, I managed to get invited to a provincial camp for team Québec which I made the team at 21. I played numerous years at the top slowpitch level in Canada before showing up at the Combat training camp in South Carolina, where Bobby Nifong and Rusty Bumgardner saw me play and the following year, thanks to Neil Teague and Don Cooper I was suiting up for Combat North West.
What batting grip do you use?
What ounce bat?
What was your favorite bat of alltime?
Combat Plague, Anti virus rusty Gear Jason Kendrick
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I always put the left shoe before the right….always
What is your most memorable softball moment?
Canada’s victory at the 2010 border battle and our win at the World B
What is your favorite sports team?
New York Yankees
What is your favorite sports other than softball?
Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
A Sport, like baseball or Hockey, it takes a lot of sacrifice and practice to play this game at a superior level if you don’t treat it as a sports you will play it as a game in your back yard all your life
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Change the rules to 5 major players per team
What is your favorite non-World tournament?
The Pif In Sherbrooke, Canada.