Player of the Month – Michael Treadwell

Purple Sage: How long have you been playing baseball for? How did you get into the sport?

Michael Treadwell: I started just playing wiffle ball in the backyard with my brother and sister, then moved into more organized baseball as I got older.


PS: What’s your favorite all-time baseball memory?

MT: I threw a 50 pitch shutout against La Crosse Logan sophomore year.


PS: What is one thing that you will take away from your high school baseball career?

MT: High school baseball has taught me to always stay in the fight, no matter the circumstances.


PS: What’s the hardest part of being a baseball player?

MT: Working around the weather is tough. When it rains we might not practice until 8 then get done at 10.


PS: What has playing baseball taught you that applies to more than just playing the sport?

MT: Baseball is a game of failure and has taught me to keep a positive mindset.


PS: Any advice for other baseball players/athletes out there?

MT: Always respect your teammates. Those are the guys you will be with every day for three months.


PS: Anything else you’d like to tell us about your experiences, the sport, or anything in general?

MT: High school sports have taught me a lot, and I am thankful for the experiences that I have had.