Friday May 14th, 2021

2021 Free Agent Tyler Dickens




Tyler Dickens

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/25/2020

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

I played with CCP/Turnkey and Sal-8. I previously played for Lazer Sports.

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Middle infield and Outfield. Best positions: 2nd base and Center field.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Bryson Baker

Why do you like the game of softball?
The competitiveness and being able to still be doing what I love.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Kendall Welborn—hits the absolute heck out of the ball and has a great glove at 3rd.

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Dickens or two’s cause I wear number 22

What is your height and weight?
6’4, 210lbs

Where do you call home?
Winston-Salem, NC

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Watching my girl play softball or hunting.

What do you do for a living?
Super intendant for Alpha Omega.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Basketball and baseball through high school and 4 years of college baseball.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started with league ball and then Lazer Sports out of Vegas gave me my conference opportunity.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The atmosphere and consistency of the hitters.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Beating Resmondo with CCP in Maryland.

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

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Hit, hit & hit.

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

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Handshake with my girl before every game.

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Out the Mud by Kevin Gates

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Heat-Stroker in St. George, UT. You play all night long!

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Space Coast in Viera, Florida

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Dude was running home, hit home plate and got sniped. He was okay, but we laughed forever.


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