Finding Jacob deGrom: MLB Scout Les Parker
April 14, 2021
Today on the podcast we talk with the MLB area scout who discovered two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets. Les Parker shares his experience working for the New York Yankees including stories about his Brian Cashman “job swap”, having Hal Steinbrenner as his intern and a fun story about the legendary Boss, George Steinbrenner. You will enjoy his conversation about the Core Four, Gene “Stick” Michael and Bo Jackson. Les shares his faith in Christ and also provides insight into scouting (“if you’re good, we’ll find you”) and youth sports. Stay tuned to the end of the conversation for his spiritual advice to Dads.
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