Monday November 29th, 2021

2021 Free Agent Kenny Chavez




Kenny Chavez

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/1/2020


Who are you playing with in 2021, and who have you played with in the past?
2021 Free Agent –

2020 Express Athletics B Conference, 2019 Tradesmen/Worksteer A conference

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
3B/1B, P

Why do you like the game of softball?
The competitiveness and the Grind

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Dante Broome

What is your height and weight?
6’1 250

Where do you call home?
Bay Area, CA

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With the family in front of a BBQ

What do you do for a living?
I own a screen printing company

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Junior college and pro indie ball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Daniel Cayton, Joey Gonzalez & Brandon Traylor are my brothers and childhood friends. They got me my first shot in the conference.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The speed of the game

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Daniel Cayton, Joey Gonzalez, Brandon Traylor. These guys made me understand the game on a different level.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Cut the rock and hit your holes. Hustle !

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Batting Practice

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Toys 4 Tots never disappoints

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Russell Road at the Seattle dual. Good vibes there.

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Brandon Traylor doing just about anything

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