Wednesday September 20th, 2023

Updated Interview —> 2022 Free Agent Kyle Harmon




Kyle Harmon

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/2/2021

Who are you playing with in 2022, and who have you played with in the past?
2022 Free Agent –

Played 2021 with L&S Glass

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I can play anywhere in the dirt, and i can pitch

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Steven Lloyd was my favorite guy to watch when he was still playing

Why do you like the game of softball?
I love the competition and it’s as close to baseball as i can get

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Harmon. It’s always been what I’ve gone by

What is your height and weight?
6’2 205

Where do you call home?
Olathe, KS

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
I love spending the time with my girlfriend and kiddo. Nothing beats family

What do you do for a living?
I drive a truck for Frito-Lay

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Baseball and basketball in high school.  A little bit of college baseball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Harley page invited me out to a League night and i was hooked. Played with him for 7 years after that

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Consistency top to bottom is the biggest difference

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Defensively I’d say McClanahan because i can play anywhere. Offensively i lol watch guys like Joe Joe and Phil Matte and try do things they do

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I’d have to say winning 2 majors Nallys as a non conference team, or being able to walk off the winners bracket final and the championship game of GSL A worlds in 2020

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Harley page. He gave me my first chance to play ball and helped teach me and show me how to be the best player possible

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Always give 110%. You never know who is watching

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
26.5 oz and a full overlap, pinky dropped

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Spend time in the gym and hitting

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

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
The Busch has always been my favorite

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
It’s hard to beat BLD or space coast

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Anything local. I like to go places i can’t get at home


3 responses to “Updated Interview —> 2022 Free Agent Kyle Harmon”

  1. southpaw15 says:

    Kyle is a great competitor, and can play any position on the infield. Versatile player, and can also pitch if needed. Best trait is that he’s a great teammate and plays the game hard.

  2. Mark Wilburn says:

    Great young man! Watched him grow as a player from playing Church ball with my nephew in Indiana to now. Plays hard and does what the team needs to win!

  3. Buck says:

    You gonna come slum it at fireman’s this year?

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