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Clubhouse Corner’s Women in Baseball: Karen Moyer

Clubhouse Corner’s Women in Baseball: Karen Moyer

Karen Moyer, MLB Sis & Sisters in Sports Founder/CEO, was interviewed by Doug Hall at Clubhouse Corner last week. Read an excerpt from her interview below and follow the link for the entire article!

Karen Moyer has been around the sports world all of her life. She is the daughter of Digger Phelps, yes that Digger Phelps and the wife of former major league pitcher Jamie Moyer. If you think that is all there is to her story, be prepared, there is much more. Moyer is the mother of eight children, wife, business woman and if that wasn’t enough, she’s very involved in the Moyer Foundation and Sis Cares foundation. We had the opportunity to speak with her about her life inside and outside of sports.

Karen and Jamie would initially cross paths on the hallowed grounds of Wrigley Field, thanks to a couple of sportscasters playing matchmaker.

“We met in 1986 at Wrigley Field in the dugout. I was a summer intern with WGN and spent my summer up in the booth with Harry Caray and Steve Stone. They were trying to set me up that summer and I really wasn’t interested. One day Steve and I were setting up for our pre-game interview, I was in the dugout talking to Billy Connors who was the pitching coach at the time. Jamie was running and they brought him in the dugout, it was kind of an awkward moment. I saw Jamie a bit later and we exchanged phone numbers.”

The rest was history as the Moyers have been married for more than 27 years and have eight children.

The Moyers lived the baseball lifestyle for 25 years and with it came many experiences. Some of those experiences included moving 84 times with 9 different teams and spending more than 20 years working to win a World Series…

Read more on ClubhouseCorner.com!


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