Jeremy Affeldt is an American retired professional baseball pitcher. He threw and batted left-handed and played in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants.
Affeldt understands passion. With passion, his dream of being a major league baseball player became a reality in 1997. With passion, he battled injuries that plagued the early years of his career. With passion, he struck out the side of the Detroit Tigers line-up in the 8th inning of the final game of the 2012 World Series.Affeldt’s passion doesn’t end when he walks off the field. As an outspoken advocate against human trafficking and a committed servant against injustice, Affeldt has made a significant mark in this world. His book ‘To Stir a Movement’ details Affeldt’s’s journey from a military brat and self-centered, hot-tempered, high school athlete to a two-time world series champ and Christ-follower. Through this firsthand account, discover a side of Affeldt that goes beyond the field. Whether helping the trafficked find freedom, the thirsty receive water, or the hungry obtain food, Affeldt is using his voice to demolish the barriers that stand between everyday people and the injustice around them.