Saturday May 26th, 2018

An interview with Lethal's Jesse Scott

Jesse Scott

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2012?  
Why do you like the game of softball?
I like to play because it is a outlet to the everyday stresses  
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I've seen too many to list but some stand outs would be robo, rusty, conny, boone

What is your nickname in softball?
scott twin, dumb scott
Where do you call home?
Jesup, GA.   It is a small town but softball is big here
What do you do for a living?
I'm a power boiler operator at a Rayonier, its a pulp mill
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played high school baseball and football

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?

I started out playing church league, then a couple guys got a tourny team together called the young guns.  From there went to playing with a team called the cooncats, everbody in ga hated us.  Then got picked by Drew to play with the Frozen Ropes C class then a team out of fla called slippery coxs then back with drew on my first conference team
What position do you play?
I just hit.  Don't like the field but if I have to play I can anywhere but mostly catch
What batting grip do you use?
Two fingers off overlap the top hand.  No batting gloves
What ounce bat do you use?
27 end loaded
Who is a better hitter, you or your twin brother John?
my brother! just ask him!
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
What off season?  It is softball weather year round where I live.  We play pickup tournys all year
What is your favorite sports team?
Atlanta Braves and them UGA dawgs
What is your favorite sport other than softball?
I enjoy golfing.  Where else can you hit peoples houses with balls and not get in trouble

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?

too many to list
What is your most memorable softball moment?
getting offensive mvp in the Atlanta conference tourny
Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
it is both
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Regonalizing the rosters would be a start
What is your favorite non-World tournament?
I would have to say BOONES and the Mullet
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
My buddy Daniel Williams hit a ball at the 3rd basemen that went up his shorts like a squirrel trying to get a nut

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