Tuesday May 11th, 2021
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2021 Free Agent Cody Stack

 

 

 

Cody Stack

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/10/2020

 

Who are you playing with in 2021, and who have you played with in the past?
2021 Free Agent – codystack03@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
P/INF can dabble in the OF occasionally. P is my best position

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Tommy Melton hands down

Why do you like the game of softball?
The camaraderie and competition between those lines is something that's hard to replicate

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
A ton of young talent, Josh Prine is one of the best OF I've ever seen, Dion Duncan, Baby Lee, Owen Price,

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
I don't really have one

What is your height and weight?
5'9 200lbs

Where do you call home?
For now Grovetown, Ga

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Relaxing and working on general mechanics

What do you do for a living?
Active Duty In the US Army.

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

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Fort Hood Texas, got an invite to play after a few years in the Army and ran with it. Only played up to C as of now.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Looking to make that jump this year

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Hard to choose 1 because I look up to a ton of people that have a huge passion for the game.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Winning a championship in Almere, Netherlands as my finally tournament overseas.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
So many people have helped me Tre Campbell, Kevin Johnson, Taylor Davis, Brandon Dunn, Anthony Eschete. Long list

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Never let the fire inside die out, always strive for more and always try to be the best on that field.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Overlap 26.5

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Tee work, BP, and work on different pitches

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Florida Gators allllll day!

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Always sweep the box before I step in and always gotta have my cross necklace

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
merica- Granger Smith

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Expanding the talent search

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Colorado Military Band Aid

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Viera or Columbus(sometimes)

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Waffle House or Hibachi

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Baby Lee somehow turn 2 triple plays in the same game.
 

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