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Covering All the Bases With World Series Champion Jeff Suppan

Posted on: October 17th, 2013 by kresta in the afternoon No Comments

The 2006 NLCS MVP discusses the MLB playoffs, family, prayer and Catholic media.


10/16/2013
National Catholic Register
 
Dan Donovan/St. Louis Cardinals
Jeff Suppan delivers a pitch in the 2006
World Series against the Detroit Tigers.
– Dan Donovan/St. Louis Cardinals

With only four teams left in the playoffs, Major League Baseball is heading into the climax of its season, and Jeff Suppan knows exactly what the players are going through.

Suppan initially looked upon the playoffs with awe and trepidation, but, eventually, he gained a more accurate view of the dynamics at play. This helped to bring about a 2006 World Series Championship for him and the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals.


Now that Suppan has been away from professional baseball for over a year, he spends most of his time in southern California with his wife, Dana, and their two small children, ages 2 and 4. He makes the Sign of the Cross on their foreheads before putting them in bed, and he even gets a blessing back from his 4-year-old daughter.

Jeff Suppan, the 2006 National League Championship Series MVP, recently recounted this winsome story and many others to Register correspondent Trent Beattie.

Read more: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/covering-all-the-bases-with-world-series-champion-jeff-suppan/#ixzz2i2Xdsln0

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