Adrian Gonzalez isn’t ready to give up playing baseball just yet, but he already is at work on a post-MLB career move: ownership of sub sandwich franchises.
Just a few years after making a modest investment in a single Jersey Mike’s location in San Diego County, the former San Diego Padres first baseman has purchased a majority ownership stake in six of the fast casual sandwich shops and hopes to add even more to his nascent portfolio.
“You definitely have to think about the future, and this is one of the things I will be doing and will be much more active in once I do retire,” said the San Diego native, who was preparing this week to head to Florida for spring training as a...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.