“Everybody knows us, the Molina brothers in the Major Leagues…this man, this dad we had was our Hall of Famer!” – Bengie Molina
“All of us were pulling for each other, and we battled our butts off out there! We wanted to be very special, we wanted to do it! Sometimes you don’t have that in the family – Bengie Molina on three brothers as World Series winning catchers.
“I think that’s why we made it to the big leagues because he sacrificed his own life for us.” – Bengie Molina on his father’s dedication to little league.
Bengie Molina has accomplished a lot in his life as a major league baseball player; 2 World Series Championships, 2 Gold Gloves, has hit for the cycle, caught multiple CY Young seasons and as a catcher was the leader on many teams. Now retired he continues his father’s legacy of helping youth become better ball players and most importantly upstanding men.
Check out Bengie’s regular appearances on the Two Birds on a Bat Podcast – http://www.twobirdsonabat.com/
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