Minnesota Twins relief pitcher, Pat Neshek, is vegan and proud of it. He recently sat down with the Star Tribue to talk about his life, career and his vegan diet.
Pat says that he became vegan in 2007 after he read “The China Study” by Dr. T. Collin Campbell and Thomas Campbell II. And while ethics wasn’t his main focus he does say that he “…like(s) knowing everything I eat was served in a humane way.”
But being vegan in a major league baseball team means that he gets teased from the other players. He says:
“I get that all the time. Like Gardy