Why Arizona Podcast

Dontrelle Willis – World Series Champion and MLB Analyst | WHY ARIZONA

Your podcast host Zachary Hall is joined by Dontrelle Willis, nine-year MLB starting pitcher, playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2010.

Dontrelle was known for his unconventional pitching style, which included a high leg kick and an exaggerated twisting away from the batter. Over the course of his career, Dontrelle won a World Series as a member of the Marlins in 2005 and NL Rookie of the Year honors in 2003.

Show Notes:

– What brought Dontrelle out to Arizona
– Zach meeting Eddie House
– Dontrelle coming from Oakland and how athletics saved him
– Going from World Series Champion to being demoted
– Transitioning from being on the field to being in the media
– Dontrelle Willis receiving an Emmy Award for his team’s post season coverage
– How being a man of faith has helped him and the influence of his mother
– Being around Pete Rose
– Dontrelle’s most memorable moment from the World Series
– Striking out Alfonso Soriano
– Dad life and keeping up with 4 daughters
– Where to eat in Arizona

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