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2021 Free Agent infielder Grant Grimmett

 

Grant Grimmett

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted in 2017

2021 Free Agent – Grantg023@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
SS/Middle/2nd. Best in the middle.

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

Why do you like the game of softball?
The competition

What is your height and weight?
6'2 235lbs

Where do you call home?
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Similar to a guy like Steve Whaley

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Still haven't won a ring so nothing sticks out as a highlight to me.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Lotsssss and lots of batting practice!

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Yankees of course!

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Make the bats less hot. Today's bats are trampolines, I would've liked to have played back in the day where the balls were hot but the bats weren't as great.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
I like the Firemens up in Minnesota, the crowds get pretty big up there watching their in state teams.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
I like the fields at Berliner park in Ohio a lot. A little bigger than normal and the infields are turf so you get true hops.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
I like Whataburger down in Texas after them super late nights!

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
People falling all over playing a tourney in the snow. Never again.




11 responses to “2021 Free Agent infielder Grant Grimmett”

  1. Justin Bonnette says:

    Someone should give Grant a shot. As coach for Rip City I saw him make some sick defensive plays consistently in tough situations. And like he said, not many shortstops can also hit it 400 ft. If someone gives him a shot he won’t disappoint. Good luck G

  2. Zirkle #5 says:

    My dude GG…Stay on it buddy, you got all the tools and athleticism to be great!!! See you soon…

  3. Dalton #0 says:

    He is playing with Compound Athletics in 2015. Can’t wait to kick some ass with ya G.

  4. Grant says:

    Thanks for the kind words fellas! Can’t wait to get through this winter and get back on the field with you all!

  5. Kenny B says:

    Good to see an Iowa guy moving up.

  6. J wilk says:

    I’m very glad to pick up Grant for Compound Athletics inaugural season. He will be playing SS for us this year. With him and Messer should be a fun season watching the turns.
    131 days till softball season!

  7. INFINITY34 says:

    That a boy GG! Tear it up next season!

  8. brennen says:

    call me 1516 637 4397

  9. Wondering says:

    And why isnt he playin for rip city then?

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