Saturday October 22nd, 2016

2016 Free Agent DH/1B/C Jeffrey Chenier




Jeffrey Chenier

USSSA Playing History


Interview conducted on 11/4/2015

Who are you playing with in 2016?
Free Agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
First base

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I've seen a lot of great players

Why do you like the game of softball?
I love the the game. I  always have and open mind  to improve my game . A good ear to learn more about the game.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
There's a lot of good up coming players in softball

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
The Big Hurt because I hit the ball so hard and has a great attitude.

What is your height and weight?
250 6'5

Where do you call home?
Baytown, Texas

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Time with family and working on my game in BP

What do you do for a living?
I am a high school teacher and a basketball coach.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Basketball and football.
Basketball in college.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
When playing in a back yard tournament one weekend not knowing that a few people I was playing with played on a tournament traveling team. Got as to play with them then next weekend and went from there.  

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Never play conference but would like to . 

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Every player is different in some kind of way so that's what makes up a good time.  Different guys do different thing but are all on the same page. Win. 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
The team coming together after getting down by a lot of runs. Players didn't get down on each other everyone just played hard .

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Just keep working hard . Always be your self and don't ever think that  you're bigger than the game.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
27 or 28

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Work out and BP.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Dallas Cowboys
Basketball is my other sport other than softball

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 love music . I play the drums bass guitar and accordion .



One response to “2016 Free Agent DH/1B/C Jeffrey Chenier”

  1. Bowwow says:

    Good luck Big Jeff. I’ve played with this guys. Young guy with a lot of power. He
    could help any team that picks him up…

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