Sal Giardina is currently a professional baseball player in the Atlanta Braves organization. He was selected in the 31st round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Braves out of Lynn University in Florida.
Since becoming a pro baseball player, Sal has grinded it out through his minor league journey with stops in Rome, NY, Pearl, Mississippi and Gwinnett County, Georgia. Last year, he suffered a tear of his UCL in a spot pitching appearance and had Tommy John surgery in June of 2019.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Sal Giardina about love for fishing, continuing to chase his MLB dream, how the pandemic has brought him closer to his the Lord and his crazy pro baseball journey that takes him from playing, coaching, the phantom DL, injuries and even a bus crash.
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