2017 Free Agent – Kyndrich Doggett
Who are you playing with in 2017?
Free Agent – Knk13@verizon.net
What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Any outfield position and First base. I would say Right Field is my best position.
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
There are a lot of good players out there. Greg Connell, Kyle Pearson, and Luis Reyna are some of the few. Jason Branch is also among the top.
Why do you like the game of softball?
Fast paced and very competitive, especially at the upper levels.
Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Davis Bilardello – Great work ethic. As we hit a lot of BP
John "Saucy" Williams – Plays game hard and has good power
Zach Messer – Great hands on defense and plays game right way
What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Kyndo. I guess Kyndrich was a little tough to say for some. Lol
What is your height and weight?
Where do you call home?
Tampa, FL. I am originally from Hightstown, NJ
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
I umpire for Freedom Sports and I hit BP
What do you do for a living?
I am a floor supervisor for Frontier Communications
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played Basketball and Baseball in Highschool
Played Basketball and Baseball in college at Wilmington College
I also played 2 yrs of independent baseball
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I got my start in softball playing league in Tampa. And Luis Reyna got ahold of Pete Campbell to get me at the conference level.
What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The talent level. Similar from going from college to the pro level. Game is a lot faster at the conference 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?
Yes in 2012. My coach for a C team I was playing for, Game Changers. Chris Parrish. He talked to me about being more of a complete hitter going backside and playing the rather than just being power hitter. He let me know once I was able to expand my game I would be successful at any level.
What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Stay humble and play hard all the time. You will be surprised who is out there that is watching.
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
I still use standard Baseball grip. 27oz
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
I hit the gym 3-4 days a week. And hit a lot of BP. Do a lot of cardio.
What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Football – NY Giants
Basketball – Boston Celtics
Baseball – NY Yankees
Other than softball I love basketball.
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
When playing outfield. I always run on field away from infield.
What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Hardball- Jermain Dupree and Lil Bow Wow
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think it's good the way it is.
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Smoky Mountain Classic. All around great atmosphere
What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Myrtle Beach. 320ft fences and all turf fields.
Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
IHOP or steak and shake
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
My boy Mike Wrenn. He would dance from the on deck circle all the way to the box and call time and keep dancing. Lol