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2021 Free Agent outfielder Caezar Camarillo!

 

 

 

Caezar Camarillo

USSSA Playing History

 

Interview conducted on 11/16/2020

Who are you playing with in 2021, and who have you played with in the past?
2021 Free Agent – caezarcamarillo@yahoo.com

Not sure for 2021 but I’ve played with MAJ, OC Swats, and currently Keep It Classy.

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
OF/C/1st but I would say CF.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Too many to name but take your pick: OF Weary Guill/Eli Aguilar/Filip Washington/Jordan Spaulding, pitching Jose Flores/Mike Nino, IF AJ Montano/Matt Fox/Ryan McClanahan/Lex Ramirez. Power? Johnny JB Bailey/Mike Brambilla/Timothy Martinez. All great people on and off the field. Of course you have the legends like Andy Purcell, Brett Helmer, Greg Connell, Ed Vega, Jeff Hall who will be always be greats.

Why do you like the game of softball?
It’s an opportunity to play competitive ball when the baseball days are done while traveling and meeting some awesome people from all over the world.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Ovi Polanco is a young stud who plays with me for 4 the fallen. He’s a 5 tool player and awesome teammate. Locally in AZ CJ Sheperd has tons of potential and can go far as well as Cody Aquilina. Orlando Cano is great defensively and offensively.

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
CC or Cam no real reason just from my name.

What is your height and weight?
6ft 190lbs

Where do you call home?
Born in California my home now is Phoenix, AZ.

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Traveling with the family.

What do you do for a living?
I’m a correctional sergeant and Army soldier.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played 3 years high school baseball and a couple years of baseball in Mexico.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Played locally in Yuma growing up watching my dad play  and then moved to Phoenix and got picked up with MAJ for D and C utrip for a couple years and got a call by my brother AJ Montano to finish out 2014 conference. Got called back to join the team in ‘15 and won usssa B worlds in my first full conference season at age 21.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Every player top to bottom can hit for power and average when needed.

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
No.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Winning 2015 B worlds and C mixed worlds with GSB in the same year.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
There’s not just one different people impacted me in different parts of my game.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Stay humble and put your work in consistently. MAKE them notice that you have what it takes.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
I swung a 28oz balanced or 27endload with a pinky under grip.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Work on getting stronger and faster but keep durability.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball of course but LA Dodgers, San Fransisco 49ers, LA Lakers, UFC and boxing as well but I haven’t kept up lately.

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Mark a cross at game time and say a quick prayer.

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Too many to narrow it down.

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Bringing more tourneys to the west coast to even out the expenses.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Toys 4 Tots because the atmosphere is always so fun.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
BLD Vegas or Disney when it’s not pouring rain.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
In N Out burger or a pizza place!

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Streaking during a championship game.

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
Spanish was my first language.
 


 

4 responses to “2021 Free Agent outfielder Caezar Camarillo!”

  1. A.Montano says:

    Good luck this year mijo. Keep killing it. Kid is gonna go far.

  2. Mike Rauma says:

    Great guy! 100% all the time. Great team player, have been playing against this kid for 5 years and he has always impressed me.

  3. Matt Fox says:

    My dude someone pick this guy up plays hard and a good kid

  4. Maik Quarles says:

    Good luck loco. No limit, get after it!

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