2017 Free Agent infielder Chris Yeo

Chris Yeo

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 3/29/2017

Who are you playing with in 2017?
2017 Free Agent – [email protected]

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I can play anywhere on the infield and pitch. My best position is middle 5man. 

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Just so many great players out there now.i would say flip Washington fun guy to watch. 

Why do you like the game of softball?
The fast pace of the game  the competition. The people you meat from different states. 

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Brett breezy Rettenmeier he is fun to watch great glove good bat. A nice guy great sportsmanship 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
The guys just call me by my last name yeo 

What is your height and weight?
6'2"  235lbs 

Where do you call home?
Lake okoboji , Iowa 

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Off weekends like to be out on the lake with my wife and kid. Hitting bp playing Sunday league with buddies from home. 

What do you do for a living?
I'm a welder/ Cnc machinist 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played football,baseball in high school. Played baseball in college. Drafted in 2007 to Seattle mariners. 

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Friends that I played college ball with back in California said it's fun so gave it a shot playing local leagues. Then got asked to play a tournament the rest was history. I got my shot in upper playing conference with SBS/combat from San Jose California played with them from E up till we made the A level. 

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
David jaber the one who gave me a shot to play competitive softball and stuck with me.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Lift, run, bp/ground balls

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Oakland A's for baseball
Pittsburgh Steelers for football 
Football would be my favorite sport other than baseball/ softball


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