Why is this Peanut Butter in Every MLB Clubhouse?
"Nothing says a day at the ballpark like hot dogs and cracker jacks. Well, until now.
Former major league players are now hoping to capitalize on the peanut butter industry with their new startup called HomePlate Peanut Butter—connecting America’s favorite pastime with America’s favorite peanut spread.
Mike Lowell, who played in the major leagues for 13 years for the New York Yankees, Florida Marlins, and Boston Red Sox, says he jumped in on the idea because he knows how much peanut butter played a role in his training—especially in the minor leagues.
“It was kind of a big staple of survival. Most guys are six feet, over 200 pounds. Meal money in the minor leagues was around $12 dollars a day. So, if you do that math that’s a lot of fast food and I think when you get into those clubhouses, you will see a lot of saltine crackers and peanut butter,” Lowell, a founding partner at HomePlate tells FOXBusiness.com." Read more...