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2019 Free Agent infielder Chris Yeo

 

 

Chris Yeo

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/24/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
2019 – Free Agent  yeoc27@gmail.com   641-680-4178

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Can play anywhere on the infield but my best position is 2nd base

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Brett breezy Rettenmeire he has some of the smoothest hand I’ve ever seen good young player

Why do you like the game of softball?
The atmosphere the people you meet from different states. The competitiveness on the field playing against the best in the country. 

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Pedro Sanchez. Got to play with him this season kid can hit and has smooth quick hands sky is the limit for this guy great teammate. 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Yeo 

What is your height and weight?
6’1 225

Where do you call home?
Iowa

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Hanging out around our farm with my wife and kids 

What do you do for a living?
Insurance adjuster 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played baseball and football in high school
Played college baseball at William penn university

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The consistency in hitting placing the ball where you want.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
David Jabber sbs playing for him from E ball to playing some conference events he kept pushing me to get better every tournament to compete at a upper level

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

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Crossfit running lifting. Taking bp and ground balls at a indoor facility here in Iowa

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Iowa Hawkeyes for college football
Pittsburgh Steelers nfl football
Oakland A’s mlb baseball

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Eric church creepin

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Players using to much tac spray and can’t get their bat off the batting gloves

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Baseball scholarship
 

 

 

 

3 responses to “2019 Free Agent infielder Chris Yeo”

  1. Moonz says:

    Not listed on the 2007 Seattle draft list….

    • Chris yeo says:

      I Blew out my shoulder before I even got to do anything with them. Had two surgeries to repair ac joint in shoulder. Pitchers worse nightmare

  2. Tim Reynolds says:

    This dude has a sick glove in the infield. Played against him for the last two years. Awesome to see him trying to move up and make a name for himself.

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