081 - Profiles in Immigration: Atlanta Braves Coach Eddie Perez from Venezuela


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Ian speaks with former catcher and now coach of the 2021 World Series Champion Atlanta Braves Eddie Perez in a return to the popular segment from earlier this year: Profiles in Immigration. After talking about the amazing season that saw the Braves win the World Series, as well as his role with the team as a coach, Ian asks Eddie about his journey traveling to the United States from his home of Venezuela to play professional baseball, the process of obtaining a work visa every year to play in the States, going through the process in 2014 with his wife and daughter to become United States citizens, and more from his playing days that also includes serving as Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux's personal catcher, winning the 1999 NLCS Most Valuable Player Award and so much more!
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