Friday November 16th, 2018
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2019 Free Agent 1B/C Andre Morgan

 

 

 

Andre Morgan

 

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/3/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019?
2019 Free Agent – Andre.Morgan84@gmail.com

2018 3xtreme Sports/Elite Gas Supply

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
1st and Catcher. 1st is my best position

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Lyf Nimmo

Why do you like the game of softball?
I like the Challenge and the Competitiveness of the game

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
SOLO because when I first started i used to hit alot of Solo homeruns

What is your height and weight?
5'9 255

Where do you call home?
Mineola, TX

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my family at my in-laws place on there ranch fishing, hunting and riding horses

What do you do for a living?
I am a Disabled Veteran from the Marine Corps

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played in High School. Was a 3 sport letterman all 4 years in High School

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
One of my buddies invited me out to play one night 5 years ago and I have been playing every since. Haven't made it to the upper level yet. Highest I have made it to is C.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Adam Winters. Told me to never rush and always be patient at the plate and do what you love to do.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Be a smart batter and hit where they  aren't

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Athletic Tape and I swing either 26 oz. or 25 oz.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Take as much BP as possible and Fielding  Work

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Oklahoma Sooners and New Orleans Saints. Football is my other favorite sport

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Jason Aldean- When the Lights come on

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Budweiser Fest. It brings out all the  best competition from around the State

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Big League Dreams. I love the setup and the way they replicated major league parks

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Whataburger

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
People tripping and falling all the way around the bases

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I am very humble and Quiet when you first meet me

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
My Custom Batting Glove that I received from my Mother in law for my Birthday. They were Oklahoma Sooners and New Orleans Saints Gloves

 

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