Mark Schlereth and Daniel Schlereth have made father son history.
Mark Schlereth and Daniel Schlereth are the sixth dad son combo to play in either the NFL or MLB. Other previous combos have been the following:
Father – Son
Yogi Berra (MLB) – Tim Berra (NFL)
Lou Brock (MLB) – Lou Brock (NFL)
Jack Snow (NFL) – J.T. Snow (MLB)
Lee Gross (NFL) – Gabe Gross (MLB)
Don Patterson (NFL) – Corey Patterson (MLB)
Last Friday, Arizona’s Diamondbacks called up the left-hander Daniel. Schlereth was the team’s 2008 first round pick. Schlereth says on being called up:
“I’d be lying to you if I said I thought it would happen this quick. I expected to be in Mobile for a little longer, but I’m definitely excited to be here.”
Dad Mark won 3 Super Bowl titles and now serves as an analyst for ESPN.