Thursday August 5th, 2021

New Team —> B&B Sears Cory Franklin

Cory Franklin


USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2012?
B&B Sears –

Why do you like the game of softball?
Like the competition!   Traveling and seeing different parts of the country.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Too much talent to single anyone out.

What is your nickname in softball?
C Frank

Where do you call home?
Myrtle Beach, Sc

What do you do for a living?
Teacher – Middle School Level

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
High School – Football & Baseball

College – Baseball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Played with B&B (B/C class) out of NC for two years then got hooked up with Brian Floyd and Taylormade after playing well in Savannah at the winter worlds.   I’ve been with Taylormade the past two years.

What position do you play?

What batting grip do you use?
Drop my pinky with a slight top hand over lap.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Try and stay in the gym at least 3 times a week.   BP, often off the tee as finding a partner is hard to come by in the cold months.   This offseason I will work to improve defensively taking balls off the bat and continuously working on speed.   Cardio is very important and key to staying in shape over the winter.

What is your favorite sports team?
Washington Redskins, Virginia Tech Hokies

What is your favorite sport other than softball?

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Don’t step on the foul lines.

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Getting an opportunity to play in the Conference and representing Mizuno for the past two years.

Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
It’s a sport in regards to the level of competition you face week in and week out with the Conference.   It is a game in the respect that most play because they have fun and enjoy it.

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Regulate the number of major players per team to some degree.

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Hall of Fame Classic in Petter’s Creek NC.   Great backyard environment where I get a chance to catch up with old friends from NC and VA.   Cold beer and pork chops off the grill.

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