Saturday August 19th, 2017
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2017 Free Agent IF/OF Taylor Albrecht

 

Taylor Albrecht

USSSA Playing History

GoSoftball.com Player Page

2017 Interview

Who are you playing with in 2017?
Was with Killbombers but a free agent now

Taylor@vividsoftware.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Utility but 3rd, 2nd, and Right are my best positions

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Theres too many to name just one but there a few that are just fun to watch

Why do you like the game of softball?
I love the competition and the friends that are made through the game

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Theres quite a few but Adam Ussery stands out in my mind. He makes great plays and hits it well

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Tay
Tay Tay

What is your height and weight?
5' 10"
205lbs

Where do you call home?
Plano, TX

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Grilling out with friends and family. Watching sports or by the pool.

What do you do for a living?
Salesforce Developer

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
High school all 4 years

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Got my shot in 2013 with Vivid amd played with them every year since

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
How well organized everything is. Its far better than any non conference event

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 Ortiz. Been a great friend amd always gives me excellent advice

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Keep playing hard because you never know who's watching

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Standard grip. 27oz endload

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Workout and batting practice 

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, Dallas Cowboys

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
None

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Anything metal

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
None. I think it's great the way it is

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Smoky is always a good one because of the atmosphere. And i love the dual because of the competition

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Disney stadium because who doesnt like it.  I enjoy Columbus, OH as well with the turf infields and bigger outfields

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Texas Roadhouse, chipotle, anything pizza related. I just like eating

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Jon Kilburn farted midswing while it was dead quiet at a midnight game at BLD… every person on the field was in tears 

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I can quote every episode of South Park

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Texas Rangers memorabilia that my Dad gave me


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 responses to “2017 Free Agent IF/OF Taylor Albrecht”

  1. austin says:

    better see some LAZERS this year sir…lol

  2. Mike Ortiz says:

    Good player and better guy can help a team in many ways can play anywhere and has power but can also play the game hes young and only getting better. If anything he will definitely keep you entertained. Good luck buddy

  3. Manny Madrigal says:

    Dude Sick!

  4. whit says:

    Tay is by far one of the best teammates. He is always cutting up with his humor. He is willing to play where ever the team needs a player. He is a situational hitter , and does not fold under pressure.

    He is a great addition to any team ….

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