Saturday July 24th, 2021

An interview with Sonny's outfielder Nick Robertson

Nick Robertson

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2012?

Why do you like the game of softball?
Gives me the opportunity to meet new friends, travel, and still play a sport at a competitive level.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I dont have a best, there are alot of great players to play this game and I enjoy watching players/individuals who give 110%.

What is your nickname in softball?
Noodle/ and a new one from this past year with R&M though from my good ole boy Kenny, "ROBO".

Where do you call home?
San Diego,Ca/now Scottsdale,Az

What do you do for a living?
Bar tender at The Westin Kierland in Scottsdale

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played baseball in high school, 1 year CC, 1 year pro for the Yuma, Scorpions of the Golden baseball league.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Just got done playing baseball and was asked to play at the D level for So. Cal Elite and I have just moved up each year to the next level since then.

What position do you play?

What batting grip do you use?
Regular baseball grip

What ounce bat, make and model do you use?
27oz endload TPS Z1000

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
BP, weights, and cross train

What is your favorite sports team?
Everything San Diego and the LA Lakers

What is your favorite sport other than softball?

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Just a quick pre-batters box entrance, it changes often.

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Receiving the 2011 offensive A worlds MVP

Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
A game on your own dime, A sport when someone else is paying your way.  Thank you to all the great sponsors I haved played for.

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
5 Major players to a team.  The competition would be like college football, its any dogs day.

What is your favorite non-World tournament?
Toys4Tots in Palm Springs,Ca

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Haven't seen to many but one that stands out was when Chris Greinert during a game at 2011 Conference thought coach's coke was regular coke and pounded it and it was actually Cptn/Coke and basically threw up in the dugout.  Hilarious.

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