Friday November 16th, 2018
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2019 Free Agent P/3B Reinaldo Dejesus

 

 

 

Reinaldo Dejesus

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/4/2018

 

Who are you playing with in 2019?
2018 Beetech 

2019 Free Agent – Rdejesus23@icloud.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Pitch also play third

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
When I was A kid I got To watch a guy by the name of Jose Santiago play he was really good shortstop great hands and arm and could hit like crazy

Why do you like the game of softball?
I love The game it’s runs in my blood from generation to generation 

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Carlos Sanchez if this guy took the game seriously he would be one of the best around 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Mighty Mouse I’m a smaller guy but have a lot of pop

What is your height and weight?
I’m 5’6 – 256

Where do you call home?
Ft Myers, Florida 

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my kids they are everything too me

What do you do for a living?
Detail cars for my pops business 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Yes to all 3

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I got My start in tourney softball by my uncle mike R.I.P. he put me on my first team then playing and picking up the game quick Bruce blocker picked me up for his Easton team 

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Never played conference I want To put my foot in the door and show a team what I got 

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
To be honest I dont think so

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I played With one payment in Usssa c worlds and we won the whole thing 

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Yes my dad and wolf Curtis Wilson 

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
If you get the opportunity and it’s what you want to do strive for greatness

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
26-27 and just tape

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Local tourneys and bp

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Football and the Dallas Cowboys 

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Never touch the baseline running on and off the field 

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Bad bunny soy peor 

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
More tourneys 

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Don't have a fav just like playing in any that I can

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Field of dreams in Redding California 

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Chillin lol

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Someone swing so hard he fell 

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
Pretty good basketball player as well lol

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
My brother Anthony had won a homerun derby and gave me the bat he one it was awesome
 

 

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