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Episode 21: Painting The Corners – Alex Katz

June 5th, 2019

2015 Draft Pick by the Chicago White Sox and current pro player Alex Katz shares from his journey on the field and how this led to co-founding KD Custom Kicks on Episode 21.

Here are the highlights from our conversation…

1. How Alex’s formal education at St. John’s University helped him learn first hand from some of the best in the sports business world

2. What sparked the idea to start KD Custom Kicks with his friend Anthony after playing for Team Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic

3. How the business has allowed him to have a better perspective of his on the field goals

4. How KD Custom Kicks was able to help David Wright be sent off in style in the last games of his big league career

Alex’s story shows what can happen through the power of a team when complementary skills come together on and off the field.

To follow Alex on Instagram and Twitter, his handle on both is @kittyelgato12. To follow KD Custom Kicks, the handle on both is @kdcustomkicks. To visit their website, go to

Tune into Episode 21 by clicking above or by going to Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.

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