Cade Griffis

Cade Griffis (born July 9, 1974) is an former American professional baseball player and entrepreneur. He founded D-BAT with founding partners Kyle Griffis and Craig Penfold with the vision of "Provide a quality teaching environment with professional instruction to enhance the baseball and softball experience for players at all levels from little league through the pros." They opened the first DBAT in 1998. D-BAT began franchising operations in 2008 and is one of the fastest growing baseball academies in the country. Born James Cade Griffis, he is the second son of James and Charlotte Griffis. He grew up in Monroe, Louisiana, his family moved to Burkburnett Texas his sophomore year of high school. He attended Dallas Baptist University, and was a star player for the high ranking DBU Patriots Baseball team. He once tied a national record for hitting 4 home runs in one game. After college, he played for the Kansas City Royals before leaving due to injury and starting D-Bat. He married his high school sweetheart Heather Springer in 1999. The couple have 3 children.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 9th, 1974
Nationality
United States of America

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