Monday October 24th, 2016

2016 Free Agent middle infielder Sean Moore




Sean Moore

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/2/2015

Who are you playing with in 2016?
Rip City, C team out of Albuquerque NM.

2016 Free Agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Utility, best position would be 5 man.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
There are too many to choose from, seen a lot of great players play.

Why do you like the game of softball?
I love the competitiveness and the pace of play.

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Seanny Mo just a play on my name or Vanilla due to the fact I somewhat resemble vanilla ice.

What is your height and weight?
6'3" 215

Where do you call home?
Albuquerque, NM

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Relaxing, hitting the cage.

What do you do for a living?
Beer distribution.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played baseball through high school, and passed on the oppurtunity to play college.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Shawn Wero brought me into the game, and I'm forever grateful he did, rest his soul. And Mike Hanner gave me the shot at upper level and I haven't looked back.

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
I have my own style not sure I could compare it to anyone.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Vegas world's a few years back, best tourney I have played to date. Team took 4th, I hit over .950.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Mike Hanner gave me the shot and pushed me constantly to better myself.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work your tail off, be humble and listen when advice is given.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Drop grip, 26 maxx load or 27 balance.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Hit, hit, hit.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Houston Astros, baseball.

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Never step on the baseline when taking the field or leaving the field.

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
For whom the bell tolls- metallica

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Whole Enchilada, great competition and fun atmosphere.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Vegas BLD love the turf.

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
My signed Earl Campbell Longhorns jersey.





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