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2019 Free Agent Pat Price

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Pat Price

USSSA Playing History

Who are you playing with in 2019?
2018 Pure/Monsta
2019-free agent – p_price50@yahoo.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
the past couple years ive only had to C/EH  but i can play corner infield or 2B, can run corner outfield if i had to

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
way to many to list, but overall i would have to say steven lloyd, hitters brad carlsen and bryson baker, infield ryan mcclanahan is the best ive ever seen

Why do you like the game of softball?
its competitive and i enjoy it and you can't replace the people you meet and memories you make

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
local kid named bradley jones out of south carolina and one of my best friends and teammates Bradley Scott, both have incredible skill sets just have to figure a few things out

What is your height and weight?
5'9" 210

Where do you call home?
Myrtle Beach, SC but my home will always be a little town called Taylorsville, NC

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
i live at the beach and i can walk to it so either at the beach or grilling out or playing golf

What do you do for a living?
im a project engineer for a private utilities and pump systems company, i currently work in field operations, i hated the desk job

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
"baseball, football and basketball in high school
baseball in college "

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
i met jeremy isenhower when i lived in kansas and he turned me on to it, i took a few years off and decided to get back into it

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
the speed of the game and the overall skill set of every single player, its huge jump contrary to what some people think

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
not really, i kinda just do whatever it takes to help the team win, i could care less about personal accolades if we win im happy

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
winning the AA world championship this past season with Pure/Monsta and making All World

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Craig Shaw who has not only been my coach and sponsor for the past few years, he is also a good friend off the field, he gave me a shot this year and last year and for that i appreciate, i was pretty much an unknown on the team of guys we had this year but it worked for us

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
play the game the right way, you never know is watching, and stay off social media, no one likes a self promoter

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

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
typically nothing, i take a break from it, but the past couple years i've been more motivated so, lifting weights and bp mostly

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
"red sox baseball, eagles football, and duke basketball
golf without a doubt, way more challenging than softball and its just you and the course"

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
when out of town at a tournament i always play with my hotel room key in my backpocket, dont ask i have no idea

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
alabama-song of the south

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
thats out of my control, nor do i care, i enjoy the game so im gonna play either way

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Cincy, the atmosphere is just cool, snowball in dennison and the boones are also up there or any tournament i can play with my local buddies

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
space coast other than the heat of the turf

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
anyhwhere i can have a drink to relax, BWW is always a good choice
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

4 responses to “2019 Free Agent Pat Price”

  1. 2 says:

    Outside of the creepy small hands he has and the funny way he talks the dude can hit! Good guy, good teammate, and have watched him play a lot of positions really well. Any team would be better with him. Good luck buddy.

  2. Bob Oneal says:

    Great ballplayer , Works hard to be the best he can be , can play anywhere you put him he will give you 100 % , great guy and teammate . Good luck , Pat I don’t know the hand size , I never held them ….

  3. Shaw says:

    Pat is one of my all time favorite hitters. He knows the strike zone better than anyone including the homeplate umpire. Hits for power and can hit for high average when he has to keep it down. Great teammate as well.

  4. Adam Rickards says:

    Glad to call this guy a friend of mine. Awesome person here and a team leader.

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