AJ Pierzynski chats with me about his fatherhood journey. We talk about the values he looks to instill into his kids. After that we talk about his time in the MLB and winning a World Series with the Chicago White Sox. In addition, we talk about what it is like to be in the zone when you are playing in the MLB. Next we talk about his transition from playing in the MLB to covering it for FOX Sports. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About AJ Pierzynski
World Series Champion and two-time Major League Baseball All-Star, AJ Pierzynski serves as a game and studio analyst for FOX Sports. Pierzynski officially joined FOX Sports in 2017 following his retirement from baseball. Prior to that, the catcher appeared in a guest analyst role for the network’s postseason coverage from 2011-2013 and 2015.
A career .280 hitter with more than 2,000 hits, Pierzynski began his major league career with the Minnesota Twins in 1998, also playing for the San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves. A two-time MLB All-Star (2002, 2006), the left-handed hitter won a World Series title with the White Sox in 2005 and garnered the Silver Slugger Award in 2012. Follow AJ on Twitter @aj_pierzynskiFT. In addition check out his show Foul Territory and watch him on FOX covering the MLB.
Fore Father’s Is This Week’s Sponsor
From the boardroom to the back nine, barbecues to bath time, changing diapers to changing the oil, we offer beautifully designed, thoughtfully tailored, ultra-comfortable, and original polos for Dads of all shapes and sizes. Inspired by what it means to be a father, we celebrate the joys of this adventure with fun and friendly Dad apparel meant to be worn as a Dad badge of honor! Check out all of the Fore Father’s gear at shopforefathers.com.
About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.