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Matt Pesso

 

Matt Pesso

USSSA Playing History

Major Players List

GoSoftball.com Player Page

2011 Interview

Why do you like the game of softball?
I like to travel to places i would never have gone and the teammates and friends I have met

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Well offensively if we needed a hit to win a game i'd probably want Donovan Pokraka up.  He does so many things well.  Defensively I really like Chente
Granados's game a lot.  Great hands and always in a good spot.  A lot of upside to his game.

What position do you play?
I play the middle

Where do you call home?
Simi Valley,ca

What do you do for a living?
Work for a escrow company and help with high school baseball team when i can

Did you play sports inc High School / College / Pro?
I only played baseball throughout highschool and college.  Couldn't hit so never played pro ball so underhand pitching is perfect for me.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Played my first tournament in a d world with like 200 teams.  Then played with a c team awhell.  Westcoast was the first conference team I played for with Jimmy
Torres.  Then got a chance to play on GtL last year..

What batting grip do you use?
Regular with one pinky down the knob.

 What is your favorite sports team?
 Angels

What is your favorite sport other than softball?
I really like college basketball and the NBA

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Im not a big drinker but last year me and Munger used to drink one beer during bp b4 a tournament.

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Winning the A"s last year with GTL

Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
Sport for sure because it has a ball

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I really think all the cryin to the umpires is crazy.Seems like some guys think they deserve more than the next guy as far as calls.

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Dudley for sure

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Playin somewhere like 5 years a go and we are hittin.  A guy named Chicken is on second and a car backfires over the center field fence.I mean it was
loud.  Everyone is like WOW.  Then i look up and chicken is layin on second base like he got shot.  I seriously couldnt stop laughing and everytime I see him I
think we tell the story.  Probably had to be there but it was funny.

 






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