Scott Podsednik was drafted, traded, drafted again, spent 9 years in the minors, and almost called it a career all before reaching the apex of hitting the game-winning home run in game 2 of the 2005 World Series and being a World Series Champion. Host Chuck Garfien talks with Scott on his early struggles as a pro, how he eventually got to the White Sox and overcoming all the adversity to become a champion.
(2:10) – Podsednik describes what the journey was like before being called up
(6:00) – Podsednik says It took a long time to develop skills to help teams win
(9:30) – Almost quitting baseball
(12:20) – All the different teams that gave up on him
(14:40) – The will and determination to believe he could make it to the big leagues
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Scott Podsednik on almost quitting baseball before the 05′ World series | White Sox Talk Podcast