Friday February 23rd, 2024

2017 Free Agent outfielder Chris Wilson


Chris Wilson

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2017?
Free agent

What positions do you play and what is your best position? 
OF- Left Field mostly

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play? 
Purcell and Wegman currently and 
Todd Martin back in the day

Why do you like the game of softball? 
Competitiveness and camaraderie

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why? 
Hard to say up and coming for him at this point but my boy Orlando Castillo. He works his tail off at his game and is always trying to improve. 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it? 
CW, Dad has kinda stuck w/ a lot of the guys I played w/ on Demarini/Dirty and Wegs calls me Peter Pan

What is your height and weight?
5'11    185

Where do you call home?
Jupiter, Fl

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend? 
At the baseball field w/ my son

What do you do for a living? 
Private Investigator 

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

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level? 
Alan Tanner asked me to go to Seattle to play with Winzer/Aftershock/Easton in 2001.  I played the rest of the season with them that year and played with AH/TPS out of Ohio the next season.  In 2009 Pete Campbell asked me to play with AJS/Easton and been playing in the conference ever since.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Demarini/Dirty 2012 season 

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Jason Kendrick. 
Great leader, great teammate, and always intense. Doesn't care if its a back yard throw together tourney or the Major. He plays hard and wants to win.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Up 20 or down 20 play like its a one run game.  You never know who is watching and might give you the chance to move up and play

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Hit bp and lift

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Washington Redskins and golf. 

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think they have it pretty dialed in right now. 

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Adam Rockoff and I host an unlimited HR tourney every year and a lot of guys we played w/ in the past come down and play. It's one of the few times a year we all play together and it more of a family reunion then a tournament. 

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Anything involving Mike Wrenn


3 responses to “2017 Free Agent outfielder Chris Wilson”

  1. RON BURGUNDY says:


  2. pete says:

    Good Luck Chris! see ya at the Smokies . At the Front Desk of the Hampton Inn in Joliet they still talk about the guy that got locked out of his room !!!!!!!

  3. Nelly #84 says:

    Nice Chris!!! Keep Rockoff and Mac inline haha

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