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2022 Free Agent Kyle Slicker

 

 

 

Kyle Slicker

 

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/22/2020

Who are you playing with in 2022, and who have you played with in the past?
2022 Free Agent – slicker.kyle98@yahoo.com

Slugger/SVC 2021
Rebel 2020
GMS 2019

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Utility But my best position is Left..
Played LF/RF/Pitched/2nd/3rd during our 18 games in FL this year between USSSA/GSL/Major

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Loyd was fun to watch when I first started playing.

Why do you like the game of softball?
Keeps me doing something competitive

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Steve Pierce. Was our 1st baseman on SVC and is only going to get better.

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Slicker/Slick. Just my last name.

What is your height and weight?
6.1 250lbs

Where do you call home?
Waterford, MI

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
At my daughters dance competitions or out on the trails with my ATV

What do you do for a living?
Engineer

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played hockey up until Juniors

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Definitely the consistency on defense

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Winning GSL A/B in Florida last year was pretty awesome

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Larry Sirls… He was the man who introduced me to tourney ball and has taught me a lot as I've grown in this game

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work when you think no one is watching.. And not just at the gym or BP. Hustle everything out. The dribbler you hit to SS. or after the ball that just went off your glove.. Dont pout, HUSTLE..

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Two finger overlap 27oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Gym and BP

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think they're going in the right direction with the 240 bats and Pro M ball..

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Finn Camp. Big local festival and just a good time.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
ASA/USA stadium in OKC was pretty cool

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Chic-Fila
 


 

 

4 responses to “2022 Free Agent Kyle Slicker”

  1. michael rosenthal says:

    give this kid a chance he belongs in the conference

  2. Kyle Slicker says:

    Thanks Rosy! Appreciate you!

  3. Kris Hemry says:

    Nobody plays harder then Kyle, great teammate, hits it incredibly hard and shows up in the moment. Shared a B GSL world together with GMS.

  4. Kyle Slicker says:

    Appreciate you, Hemry!

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