Tuesday May 22nd, 2018

2017 Free Agent first baseman/catcher/EH Shaul Illidge


Shaul Illidge

USSSA Playing History

Who are you playing with in 2017?
Free Agent, hoping to get that chance


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What positions do you play and what is your best position?
1st, 2nd,EH,C
Love playing 1st Base

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Got to go with my Easton Crew First :Brett Helmer, Brian Wegman,Bryson Baker, Travis Clark,Kyle Pearson,Scott Kirby
Greg Connell, Andy Purcell,Jeff Hall,Rusty Bumgardner,Robo Blackburn,BJ Fulk,muh man Ryan Harvey(FLAGVEY) DENNY CRINE ( first i ever played for in 4TF Team conference couple years back, Special thanks to Mr Jaime Fregozo also)
SCOTT BROWN (The man that got me started with softball in the US, First derby i ever participated in The Dudleys and from there he hooked me up with Denny Crine)"

Why do you like the game of softball?
Love the atmosphere, meet plenty players in general.
Love the competition.
Love it all especially Slow Pitch in the USA

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Ryan Harvey Hejust kills it

What is your height and weight?
i am 6"1 weigh around 275

Where do you call home?
My home is an island in the caribbean called ARUBA, nice little island with a summer climate year round

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my family,my lovely wife Tessy Ahlip and my 2 kids: Jewell Illidge 9 years old(taekwondo prospest,no doubt) and my boy Jeff-Lee Brett Russell Illidge 4 years old(btw named honoring my 3 favorite slowpitch sluggers Jeff Hall, Brett Helmer and Rusty Bumgardner

What do you do for a living?
am a Musician (Drummer) and also a Funeral Director (Certified)

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Every thing got started with attending Scotts Brown Dudley Homerun Derby at the Bebop in Minnesota and from there he hooked me up with joining Denny Crine 4TF Team. Memories i will never ever forget, Thank You Scott Brown and Denny Crine

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The Speed ,Power and firstly Disciplin and Team Work.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
pinky drop ,normal grip
i swing 27oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
plenty of T-work and weight training

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
any Black Eyed Peas cause they are my daughters favorite

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
none, i love ur softball there in the US

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
I would say Toys for Tots in Palm Springs
Know what is is to see ur favorite slugger Brett Helmer play and call me up to get a swing and join his team for the whole weekend damn, words cant subscribe that feeling.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
any in the US,theyre all better than just the sand fields i have here on my island.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
That would be my daughters and sons favorite CHUKEE CHEESES

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
hmmmm. Jeff Hall, Rusty Bumgardner and Brett Helmer are the Godfathers of my little boy Jeff-Lee Brett Russell Illidge (Now you see why his name is that long and YES in ARUBA you may have more than 2 Godfathers and my Son's godfathers are way cooler than yours LMAO



2 responses to “2017 Free Agent first baseman/catcher/EH Shaul Illidge”

  1. Shaul, is a great person and has a lot of upside talent. He has the build, speed, and dedication for any team. I was glad that he got introduced to US Softball at my event before the Dudley a few years back. Good luck and hope you find a team soon. Brownie

  2. IowaMike says:

    One of the realist guys I ever met hands down! I wish nothing but the best for ya big dog! Maybe I will see ya around and catch up

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