An interview with Jeff McGavin
Why do you like the game of softball?
Because of the challenge to win every weekend and the friends I've made over the years that I wouldnt have without softball.
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Too many great players to narrow to one….
What position do you play?
What is your nickname?
Where do you call home?
What do you do for a living?
High School Teacher and Boys Basketball Coach
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Basketball and Baseball in high school AND baseball at Eastern Michigan University.
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started playing 'C' ball at Liberty Park after baseball, following year played 'B' with a local team, then got picked up by an 'A' team and then Larry Quartuccio picked me up for Northwest Pipe…
What batting grip do you use? What ounce bat? What was your favorite bat of alltime?
- I use a baseball grip. — 26 ounce bat —- Combat
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?
— many: to how I put my socks on to how many warm up swings I take on deck..
What is your most memorable softball moment?
- beating Resmondo at Disney in 2008.
Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
- make an Elite list and only let a few guys play on Major Team, also have a major player list and Major Team can only have 4 of those guys… then you have to go get some other guys that are not on either list.
What is your favorite non-World tournament?