Thursday July 29th, 2021

2019 Free Agent Steve Martins




Steve Martins

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 2/21/2019

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
I do not have a team.  I played with Cheap Suits the last 4 years

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What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Right and left field.  And 2nd base 

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Aaron Bible 

Why do you like the game of softball?
Love the competition 

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Devon Delholm and Kendrick Bergman.  They are young and work hard

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
“Moo”.   Got it in third grade. I live on a dairy farm 

What is your height and weight?
5'9. 200lbs

Where do you call home?
Morada/Linden, California 

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Working on the farm with my dad 

What do you do for a living?
Work in Agriculture 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
4 in high school.  Two in JR college 

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I started playing league in galt and lodi California,  I made it to cheap suites and it went from there 

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
How hard the ball is hit almost every swing 

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Not really 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Receiving all tourney at the perris conference tourney. 

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Victor Cordova in 2017,  helped me with my hitting approach 

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Play hard, make friends 

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Standard. 27 oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Swing in the cage

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
San Francisco giants   Baseball 

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Jump over the line 

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
J cole 

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

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Any tourney at Manteca bld.  It’s just a fun atmosphere 

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Space coast   It’s state of the art 

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
4 base errors 

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I speak Portuguese

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Jeff Kent signed baseball I gave to my cousin

One response to “2019 Free Agent Steve Martins”

  1. Zach Costa says:

    Moooooooo! Teammates since tee ball. Kid is a true gamer.

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