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Two-Sport Star Josh Booty (Ep. 3)

Two-Sport Star Josh Booty (Ep. 3)

The pressures on most top-tier prep baseball prospects are immense. But when they're also seemingly destined to be a star quarterback, too? It's almost unthinkable. We talked with Josh Booty about life as a two-sport star -- first as a first-round MLB Draft pick, then an NFL pick as a QB -- about life as a big time prospect in both sports. Among the discussion points: * Setting the draft bonus record * His first ABs with wood bat were in pro ball * Missing out on playing in Tiger Stadium (LSU) while playing in front of 0 people in instructs * Starting Opening Day for the World Series champs * Comparing the life of an MLB 1st rounder vs NFL 6th rounder * Reality TV (The Next Knuckler) and the difference in Spring Training 20 years apart Feel free to rate + review the pod as well! Want to advertise on this podcast? Go to and sign up.

Duration: 1 hr 17 min

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