Monday November 29th, 2021

2022 Free Agent Chase Clark




Chase Clark


USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/4/2021

Who are you playing with in 2022, and who have you played with in the past?

2022 Free Agent –

2019-2021 Hubcity/Berties played mostly one nation

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

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Phil matte and josh Riley

Why do you like the game of softball?
I’ve met most of my closer friends through softball and I love the competition

What is your height and weight?
5’10” 250

Where do you call home?
Louisville, Ky

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
My favorite way would be watching my wife play but most likely would be working

What do you do for a living?

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started playing E and just slowly moved up to C/B level and worked on my game. Looking for that shot to play conference ball

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The few conference teams I have played against I would say pitching and the speed of the defense.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I don’t have any one that sticks out to me. I just love playing the game in general

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
I’ve learned a lot watching Garrien Martin play and learned a lot from him. And talking to Dennis Pierce for a little and him helping my swing has helped me.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Never stop working on your game

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
27 bal with one finger overlap

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Lift weights, hit BP and diet

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Louisville cardinals for all college sports

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Don’t touch the line and the same batter box routine

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Pic o Dixie

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?

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



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