This week’s episode is a special one just in time for Thanksgiving. It’s so important to take time to be grateful for the good things in our lives and to be grateful for what sport can do. Katie Lentz was in a head-on collision with a drunk driver just before her sophomore year at Tulane. She was in school in a pre-dental program and had planned on being a dentist. On multiple levels, surviving the crash was a miracle. Her recovery, and the way that sport played a part, was another. Soon after getting out of the hospital and returning to Tulane, Katie changed her career trajectory and focused on sport. She is now the Administrator for Major League Baseball’s Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) which helps those in the baseball family that need support (whether financial, medical, psychological). She has centered her career on the power of sport to do good. We are very thankful to have her on the podcast and tell her story.
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