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Ben Zobrist
Mental/Emotional Wellness Advocate 
MVP of the 2016 World Series 

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personal data... Birthdate: 05/26/1981 // Birthplace: Eureka, IL // Resides: Nashville, TN // Height: 6’3” // Weight: 210 // Family: Son, Zion, and daughters, Kruse and Blaise // Passions: Faith and Mental/Emotional Health //

career highlights...Super Utility player from 2006-2018 in MLB for Tampa Bay, Oakland, Kansas City, and Chicago Cubs. 2016 World Series MVP with the Chicago Cubs // Back-to-back World Series champion (2016, 2015) // Drove in game-winning run in the 10th inning during Game 7 of the 2016 World Series // Led the Cubs in hits (10) during 2016 World Series // Ranked first in 2015 MLB post-season for runs (15) // Ranked third in the 2015 AL post season for batting average (.303) // Three- time All-Star (2016, 2013, 2009) // Selected to play for Team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic

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digital footprint... Instagram: @benzobrist18 (255K followers) //
A video that Ben posted on his Instagram in Aug. 2016 singing “Let it Go” with his daughter went viral and received 100K+ views on Twitter and was featured by multiple outlets //

hard work... Zobrist began playing baseball at 7 years old but never envisioned a professional career in the sport // Zobrist had a successful career at Olivet Nazarene for his first three collegiate years and transferred to Dallas Baptist University for his senior year // Drafted in 6th round of 2004 draft by Houston Astros

charity initiatives... Zobrist has always been a strong advocate for mental health as well as an avid youth and faith mentor // Champion Forward, founded by Zobrist in 2022, addresses the mental and emotional health problems of burnout, isolation, and performance pressure for young competitors, their caretakers, and coaches // In 2017, Zobrist partnered with One Mind institute to raise funds for brain health // He also sits on the board of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation // and Refuge Center for Counseling in Franklin, TN

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For Marketing Inquiries:
Jennifer Masuda | (312) 735-2050
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