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-- -- two year Major League Baseball career is considered legendary for good reason.
Now hall of Famer Dave Winfield is giving back to the team that gave him his start.
Winfield is executive vice president and senior adviser of the C and the San Diego Padres.
He's here to talk about what it's like being a professional ballplayer and life after pro ball so.
Any advice for players currently plan that might be retiree soon.
Well first for a lot of them make a lot more money go when they finish so hopefully they saved a lot of their money and -- -- Correctly but I would tell them the a year couple years before they finish find something you like.
And that you know something about and then begin to talk to business people that are in and around the game because -- migrate they come around the sport.
Talked to them have lunch with them sit down with them and connect with that community that you eventually.
Merge with did you do that I did I did -- was a little and one since it was -- because I've played in six different cities.
And I didn't even end up in that I ended up in Cleveland I live in Los Angeles so it took me awhile to get my footing.
But I have a lot of friends business people had a lot of watches a lot of discussions read a lot of books all those things are good recommendation.
Lot of kids want to be professional sport -- -- a lot of parents have nightmares about it worry about their kids.
What advice would you for the parent was -- -- -- -- created a seminar that I teach parents and kids what.
How the landscape has changed -- baseball essentials but essentially.
It's not like it was when we were kids -- was all free and connected from eight to eighteen it didn't cost money it's nothing like that anymore so once you you have to understand the landscape.
And the you have to get into a system it cost money unfortunately.
You know poor kids it's been very tough for them to get in the sport and states.
But if you wanna try to get a college scholarship very different -- you should take but everyone's not gonna make -- the professional level so you have to work hard and who do what you love love what you do.
And neither do try for professionally.
Or college or just play recreational.
Because everyone doesn't make it Dave Winfield great to see event thanks very much.
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