Friday October 28th, 2016

2016 Free Agent pitcher/1B Nick Clary




Nick Clary

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Interview conducted on 10/29/2015

Who are you playing with in 2016?
Free agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Pitch, 1st, Catcher

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
A lot of people put big names out there.  I am going with the people i have played against or with. Jrock, Brain Renner, Cory Boothe, B-lo, John Zorich, Richie Sexton, Jamie Roberts, Paco, Mathew Tignor, Jamie Bare, Robert Wolfe, Tommy Blier,

I will say as far as major players is luis reyna does amazing things with the glove. also Lee powers hits it a ton!

Why do you like the game of softball?
I like the competition and the people you get to meet throughout the year.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
I would say Cam Byars even though he has played on the conference a while he gets the job done on the hill.  Tyler wilson, Jason Martel, Brandon Belton, Devin Robinson,

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Fat head is my nick name and i got it because people say i have a huge head.

What is your height and weight?
6'0 260

Where do you call home?
Richmond, VA

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my son and family members.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played football, wrestling, and baseball in high school.  I wrestled and played football in college.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The pitching to me is the biggest surprise to me

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Winning the WSl in Panama City with Friendlys Transmission

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
His name would be Mickey Gibson.  He taught me alot about the game and about situations throughout a game and how to handle things during the game.  He was a great player and coach.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Bottom finger over the knob

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Lift weights and take bp as much as i can.  I have to give my man travis phelps a shot out because he is always will take bp with me and that happens alot.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
I am a big UVA fan in all college sports.  I am a Bears fan in football and Mets fan in baseball

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I always draw my sons name in the dirt before i bat.

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Enter the Sandman

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Pic-O-Dixie to me the atmosphere and the level of play.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Disney had the best field conditions out there.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Buffalo Wild Wings

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
I will just say Lexington South Carolina!




One response to “2016 Free Agent pitcher/1B Nick Clary”

  1. JZ2 says:

    Nick kills it! People hate playing against him but love him as your teammate bc he is a good teammate.

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