Thursday September 21st, 2023

2021 Free Agent Sean Ulmer



Sean Ulmer

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/21/2020

Who are you playing with in 2021, and who have you played with in the past?
2021- Free Agent –

2020- Baugh Ford and MPT

2019- MPT

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
1B, C, EH, P

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Steven Lloyd

Why do you like the game of softball?
The competition and travel

What is your height and weight?
6'3 275

Where do you call home?
Philadelphia, PA

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With the family or umpiring

What do you do for a living?
Operations Manager for FedEx

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
High School and College

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Played locally and climbed the ranks until I was given an opportunity to play up in NJ with Above All.

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

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Winning USSSA B Worlds with TZ Distributers

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Get away from the local garbage and find someone to play up and travel with.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Pinky drop with 2 finger overlap. 26.5oz Demarini

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Hit and lift

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Boston Red Sox

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Too many to name

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Welcome to the jungle

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Better compensate the umpires to reward the quality umpires we do have and attract new umpires to the game. Use the safety bag at 1B.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Toys for Tots

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Texas Roadhouse



One response to “2021 Free Agent Sean Ulmer”

  1. Patt says:

    He was never an operations manager at FedEx, and that's why he left to work in Maryland 

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