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2019 Free Agent Travis Tucker

 

 

 

Travis Tucker

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/25/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
2019 Free Agent – Tucker0813@icloud.com

2018 – Smash-it sports A team, CCP, Honeybadgers

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Any position. Feel my best position is 5-man

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Rick Tucker and Devin Anderson

Why do you like the game of softball?
Competition and getting better at the craft

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Trap or cuz

What is your height and weight?
6’ 220

Where do you call home?
New London, North Carolina

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Watching my sons play baseball, football, basketball witch ever season is in at the time

What do you do for a living?
Commercial Garage Doors

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

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
My dad got me started, Justin Mooch and Craig Shaw made some calls for me

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The amount of people that keep up with softball

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Pete Rose

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
My brother he always knew what buttons to push to make me better

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Take advantage of the opportunity given when it presents itself

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Pinky off knob and index and pinky locked

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Get back to basics playing ball with my friends and hit bp

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Basketball

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Rub my hands in the dirt before I bat

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
So paid by T pain was walk up in baseball

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Keep the balls in the shade

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Smokys because you let the big dog eat

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Craig Shaw throwing the book after we lost paper went ever and still no clue where the pen is

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I don’t like not wearing a hat 

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Won my 1st world with my dad and brother

 

 

4 responses to “2019 Free Agent Travis Tucker”

  1. Adam Rickards says:

    Get Cuz in tha box

  2. SPANKY says:

    YOU HAVE COME A LONG WAY ,BUT YOU HAVE TO STAY THE COURSE.

  3. DB#1 says:

    Great player and teammate

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