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Free Agent Jacob Boggess (can play HOF Dual)

 

 

Jacob Boggess

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 8/3/2020

Free Agent – jboggess1995@gmail.com (can play dual)

Who are you playing with in 2020, and who have you played with in the past?
I am currently a free agent, I played for Titans B in 2018 finish 4th in B Worlds, played Conference B last year winning B worlds too. Now am currently a free agent.

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I play outfield/infield, best position outfield. 

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Lots of amazing players in the conference to just name one. 

Why do you like the game of softball?
It is something that brings out the competitiveness out of me and is my escape from reality. 

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
I would say me, because of my hard work ethic and ability to listen and understand the game through the vets in this sport! 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Bogey someone said and now everyone does. 

What is your height and weight?
6’4 235lbs

Where do you call home?
Brookville, Indiana is where I call home! 

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Hanging with friends and family, while also finding time to work on my craft!

What do you do for a living?
Chemical operator for Flint Group 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played highschool baseball only. 

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I got my start through a buddy name Chris Carter playing E with them, and then Brandon Bellamy, David Kessler and others helped me get to the next level!

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The pitching and Situational hitting! 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Winning USSSA B WORLDS and get All World Tournament team

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
I would say all the guys who have been playing for a while! They are the ones who impacted my love for this game the most! 

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Listen to the vets, play hard every time you on the field. You may never know who’s watching you. 

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Pinky off on both hands and i swing a 27 endload. 

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Working out and getting my swings in. 

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Cincinnati Reds and baseball!

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I do not. 

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Follow God- Kanye 

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Nothing that I know of. 

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Cincinnati Metro, because of the atmosphere and it has been going on for 68 years now. 

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
USSSA Space Coast stadium, because of all the amazing fields at that complex being turf too!

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Steakhouse 

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
To many to pick one lol ?? 

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?

I enjoy site seeing!
 

 

 

 

 

One response to “Free Agent Jacob Boggess (can play HOF Dual)”

  1. Damn!!! says:

    Somebody pick this kid up!! Best up and comer in the game!!!! Similar game to Wegman!!!! How in the world are you a free agent?? Love the baseball pants and high socks dawg.

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