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Episode 55: The Journey to the Big Leagues, Playing Overseas and Building a New Career in Sports Media – Xavier Scruggs

February 17th, 2021 [easy-share buttons="facebook,twitter,linkedin,mail,print" counters=0 native="no"]

Former MLB and KBO player Xavier Scruggs shares how baseball set the table for him to launch his second career in sports media on Episode 55.

Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation…

1. Why Xavier felt media was the perfect outlet for his second career which has had him working for ESPN, MLB Network Radio and hosting his own podcast

2. Xavier’s mindset as his persevered through 6 seasons between A and AA before making it to AAA which then led to his MLB debut that same season

3. Xavier and his wife’s experience overseas including the challenges of a new team, league and culture

4. The impact Xavier is making on the next generation of athletes with the goal of long term career development in any field not just sports through Xtraordinary Athletes

Xavier’s story shows the importance of having a vision and taking the actions necessary to follow through on it.

To connect with Xavier, you can find him on LinkedIn or on Instagram @xavier_scruggs. To learn more about Xtraordinary Athletes, visit

Access Episode 55 directly by clicking the link of your preferred streaming service below.

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