Tuesday October 25th, 2016

An interview with FBI pitcher Jason Bridges

Jason Bridges

USSSA Playing History

GoSoftball.com Player Page

2012 Interview

Why do you like the game of softball?
I like the competition and the friends that you make lifelong.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Andy Purcell is a game changer for sure and my cousin vince Bisbee is the man.

What is your nickname in softball?

Where do you call home?
Searcy, AR

What do you do for a living?
Territory sales for Finzer Roller

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

High School Basketball and I am the best shooter that I know just ask Purcell and junior, anybody want to shoot some free throws, but I can't guard a tree

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?  
A buddy of mine got me on a C team and it took off after that.  Then Scott Nichols put 365 fitness together in 08 and we played the conference and it was fun.  I have played on a lot of teams but last year with FBI was prolly the best group of guys you could play with.

What position do you play?

What do you do in the offseason to improve your pitching?  
Just pitch a lot of BP and work on different things.

What is your best piece of advice you could give an up and coming pitcher?
Don't do it cause you are going to hit.  If you are going to pitch wear proper gear and protect yourself

What batting grip do you use?

What is your favorite sports team?

What is your favorite sport other than softball?

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
To many to count

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Winning WSL worlds in 06 with the Bonecrushers first C team I was on and will always have those memories with that group of guys.  A lot of lifelong friends from the Bonecrusher days.

Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
The only improvement that needs to be made is just let me get on the big stage at the major world series just one time.  That would prolly be it for me just to play in the major worlds would be sweet.

DW note: Chris are you reading this?  Make this guys dream a reality…

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Euless major

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
I saw my good buddy Zach Keene do his traditional bat flip after he thought he hit a homer and started walking back to the dugout but the only problem was that the ball hit the wall and Z got thrown at first by a 200 steps.



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