Friday May 29th, 2020

2019 Free Agent infielder Anthony Chavis




Anthony Chavis

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/25/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
Currently looking for a new home but I last played with the defending A world champions Rapid Fire/Bad Draw

2019 Free Agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I play anywhere in the infield but I’ve being playing the middle

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Way to many to name at this level

Why do you like the game of softball?
I’m very competitive an love to win and softball can be very competitive at times

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Taylor Norfleet and Jay Flowers these guys can definitely play at the next level

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Some of my friends in the softball world calls me (PA)

What is your height and weight?
6’4 232

Where do you call home?
Bennettsville, SC

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my boys doing what they love to do

What do you do for a living?
I am a crane operator for a bridge company

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Yes football basketball and baseball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
When I was 12 years old there was a local backyard tournament with unlimited base runners an the old guys took advantage of it ?? I ran for days the next weekend I got the opportunity to play and two years ago Brandon Cashwell called and gave me an opportunity in the conference

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
My career highlight at this moment would be coming off the beach in the A worlds to help my team win the A world championship

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Yes Mr Ty Philips has always believed in me an helped me to improve my game

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Keep grinding and putting in the work an you will get noticed it’s a process

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Lots of batting practice an I just started physically training

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Football is my passion and the NY Giants is my favorite team

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Not really but I do have the same batting  routine

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
There is a local wood bat tournament that’s really fun

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
The Smoky’s is by far the best tournament I’ve played in the environment it awesome



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