Monday October 3rd, 2022

Free Agent Eric Stinson

Eric Stinson

USSSA Playing History 2010 – 2011

USSSA Playing History 2009 Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2012?
I am a free agent for 2012 looking to play –

Why do you like the game of softball?

Softball is a SPORT that is fun, but yet still competitive… You meet new people all the time, and make friendships that last for years

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?

I have had the pleasure of playing with Dal Beggs…Always gives 100% on the field…And a good friend,who recently got inducted into the Hall of Fame

What is your nickname in softball?

Big C is my nickname givin to me from Rick Wiley

Where do you call home?
I am from Gainesville, Florida

What do you do for a living?
I work for Coca Cola bottling company as a sales Rep

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played High School Baseball, Football, Basketball at a 6a school in Jacksonville Fl.   I went on to play some college football and was injured

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I started playing Softball in the Marine Corps and made the All-Marine team in 95-97 seasons and made the All-Armed Forces Team in 96-97,which Mike Tourney was my Coach..After I got out I picked up in Gainesville through Mike Tourney (Worth A Team) and started from there.

What position do you play?
I recently started playing 1st, 2nd, and Catcher for Wileys Supreme..And EH

What batting grip do you use?
I use a 2 finger overlap grip when hitting

What ounce bat do you use?
I swing a 27oz bat, but through out I will drop to a 26oz for bat speed

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
I stay active with BP and the gym, as well as league ball and some local tourneys here in the area

What is your favorite sports team?
The Florida Gators

What is your favorite sport other than softball?
Going back to football would be my choice besides Softball

What is your most memorable softball moment?
This past year Wileys Supreme went to Atlanta and beat several top Conference teams, which was the talk of softball for awhile

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Upper level softball would get you more exposure…but at the same time, maybe learn things you thought you knew already

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
The Rose classic…get to hit all you want and meet new people and see some of the upper players

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Funniest thing I have seen was at Disney..I was headed to home plate, after a rain delay after touching home, busted my butt in front of a big crowd…caught on the ESPN highlights…

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