Thursday October 27th, 2016

2016 Free Agent infielder Josh Buckner


Josh Buckner

USSSA Playing History 2014-2015

USSSA Playing History prior to 2014 Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2016?
2016 Free Agent –

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

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Bryson Baker and Brian Wegman

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
probably Kyle Pearson

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Buck or Bucky

What is your height and weight?
5'10" 200

Where do you call home?
St Louis, Missouri

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
with my amazing wife and family doing anything or nothing and cardinal games

What do you do for a living?
concrete company

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
high school and college baseball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
2012 was asked to play with baugh ford through a mutual friend

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
the seriousness and professionalism. way more competitive

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
not really i just like to play defense and take hits away

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
just getting the opportunity to play at this level

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
a lot of the guys i have shared the field with have said things i just take them all in from experienced guys

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
never know whos watching and sacrifice a local back yard tourney to travel and play with different groups

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
top pinky lap. 27 end load

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
gym as much as i can and pouring concrete is pretty physical and bp a lot

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
st louis cardinals

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
buy me a boat

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
i thinks its fine in my opinion

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
the dual. so many teams

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
any place as a team

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
rob hendren "pimp" every play lol





One response to “2016 Free Agent infielder Josh Buckner”

  1. Big Mike says:

    Great glove right here! Nice guy, he is a fantastic teammate

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