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2019 Free Agent Drew Miller

 

 

Andrew Miller

USSSA Playing History

Major Watch List Player

Interview conducted on 3/18/2015

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
2019 Free Agent – drewluis316@gmail.com

I have not played softball effectively at a high level in 2 years. I made mistakes however I have righted them. I’m simply looking for another chance to play at a high level. I’ll pay my own way just to have another shot.

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
1st base

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Conny or Kp

Why do you like the game of softball?
Passion. Competitive nature. It’s a outlet. Get to travel the country playing a kids game.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Trey Branscum very underrated defender and very good hitter. Pound for pound maybe the most power I've ever seen. Young kid Jesse Skaggs as well. Lefty hitter. Quick. Great teammate. Passion. Very solid defense. Smart hitter. Tricky.

What is your height and weight?
6’2/ 275lbs

Where do you call home?
Kansas

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With the kiddos

What do you do for a living?
Self employed

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played baseball all my life up until rookie ball.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
A 'C' team outta Missouri got me a chance with Buzini and I was lucky enough to be kept around.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Pitchers and how they could get guys off balance throwing the ball under hand. Farron Miller I have faced a few times and by far he has flustered me more than ever imagined anyone could throwing a big yellow ball underhand.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Being selected all conference twice. Incredible to even be there let alone mentioned.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Stay humble. Listen.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Baseball

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Well bp and mentally and physically stay healthy.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Red Sox and Raiders.

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Always kick the dirt out of the batters box.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Denison snow ball.

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
This answer will never change. Mac Farris. Lol hilarious

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I went through some serious mental issues the last few years after believing ptsd and other mental disorders are fake. A crutch for weak minded people. After a long battle that I lost I gave in to mental health and absolutely changed life and truly saved me.
 

 


 

 

2 responses to “2019 Free Agent Drew Miller”

  1. Sideshow says:

    Great kid who has a passion for the game. REAL passion… I just HAD to go to the superstition question first… Anyone who knows my philosophy on lefty/lefties would understand. Great future ahead for this kid… You look at him & you just have to smile. Good luck this year kid!

  2. York says:

    Stud would be a great asset to any team.

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