Thursday July 29th, 2021

Kevin Filby


 Kevin Filby

USSSA Playing History

Major Player Player Page

2011 Interview

Why do you like the game of softball?
The friendships… I have met all of my closest friends through softball.  Competing against the best of the best week in and week out.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
It is impossible to just name one…. All Around Rick Baker guy is flat sick!  With the glove Brian Blount…  With the bat Donnie Wilson just look at his numbers he always hits for a high average.

What position do you play?

Where do you call home?
Cardington, OH

What do you do for a living?

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Track and Cross Country in High School

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
In 2002 a good buddy of mine (the dancing bear) got me hooked up with a B team (Bay's) out of Columbus,OH.   It gave me the opportunity to learn from the best player in our area.   I learned how to play the game the right way from that group.

What batting grip do you use?
pinky off the knob slight overlap

What is your favorite sports team?
Ohio State

What is your favorite sport other than softball?

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Winning the 2004 USSSA A WORLD.   It was my first World Title.
Winning 2 Worlds in 2005 USSSA & NSA A.   My Dad and I were on that team together.   It don't get better then winning with the old man!

Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Figure out a way to bring cost down. and limit the Major players

What is your favorite non-World tournament?

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Rusty Thorp yelling 2 2 2































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