Gulfport alum Cade Crosby impressing at Southern Miss
The Southern Miss baseball team has had at least one player hailing from Gulfport High School on the roster every year dating back to 2015, starting with Daniel Keating and Alex Nelms, now Cade Crosby and Blake Johnson.
As it pertains to Crosby, the former Admiral and Long Beach Bear Cat is already drawing rave reviews from the coaching staff despite being the last player signed from his class.
Crosby originally signed with Samford out of high school, but roster complications due to COVID-19 eventually led him to Hattiesburg.
Head Coach Scott Berry says it is too early to lock Crosby into just one position, but rest assured, the freshman phenom will be on the diamond more times than not. “He stepped on that field like a player and knew he was supposed to be there. I could see that. I mean he didn’t shy away from competition. He didn’t shy away from I’ve never been at this level. He was the last guy that we brought into our program and we are very fortunate to get him like we did. It’s like I’ve told Cade before. I mean things happen for a reason. I’m just glad they did.”
Coach Berry goes on to say that Crosby is an exciting player that does a lot of things right.