2017 Free Agent Scott Mcdermott – Looking to pick up for the HOF Dual

Scott McDermott

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/10/2016

Who are you playing with in 2017?
SDA/southern smoke/ SwagDecor

2017 Free Agent – [email protected]  239 677 5805

What positions do you play and what is your best position?

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Greg connell

Why do you like the game of softball?
The competition  as well as meeting great new people along the way

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Dalton Hewett great speed amazing defensive  very young an smart talent .

What is your height and weight?
6'3 216

Where do you call home?
Ft myers florida

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Fishing an hunting

What do you do for a living?
Commercial  fisherman

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
H.s. an college

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Got asked  to play a league  in  tampa after abt 6 months i w was playin d.i got offered to play c after a world an was hooked

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
No complaints  about players

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Lee payne

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Walk off home run in 2011 at worlds in the championship

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Mark Harness he taught me alot throughout  the years how to play the right way

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work hard play hard someone is always watching

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

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Well down here in fla we play year round so we stay active

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

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Never step on the chalk

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
I'm on a new level

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
The smoky

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Disney lots of fields great environment

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?
A helicopter  landed in a house in tampa during a league game

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I was a professional  mma fighter for 7 yrs

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
My first pro preferred  rawlings glove when i got into h.s


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