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)
Daniel Schlereth was called in to play major league baseball after playing for the University of Arizona. Schelereth was the Double-A Mobile’s top pick for the year 2008 during the draft. Schlereth has joined the Diamondbacks relief pitchers dugout. Daniel said that he feels happy, surprised, exited and blessed all at once.
Schelereth admits to having trouble with his fastball control, but his strength and overall pitching accuracy give him some leighway in his fastball ability.