MLB Legend Alex Rodriguez Lauds WNBA Star Candace Parker Following Her Powerful Message for Young Women

Published 04/09/2023, 7:50 AM EDT

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Alex Rodriguez is the proud father of two daughters. Since retiring from baseball, he has focused heavily on his family, especially his daughters. This has allowed Rodriguez to help nurture them into the young women they are today. The Yankees legend provided them with every opportunity to succeed. Most recently, A-Rod lauded WNBA star Candace Parker for a powerful message that she shared with young girls. While appreciating Parker’s efforts, A-Rod also shared how the WNBA star has played a huge role in his daughters’ careers.

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Parker is a highly successful WNBA star and has set an example for millions of young women. Her most recent message is part of an effort to promote sports for young girls. This has led to Rodriguez lauding her and further spreading the message.

Alex Rodriguez praises Candace Parker for her empowering message 

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WNBA star Candace Parker recently shared a powerful message promoting young girls’ involvement in sports. She did so as part of the Lean In Together Campaign started by the Lean In Organization. MLB legend Alex Rodriguez has come out in support of that message and shared a Tweet praising Parker. He recognized the WNBA star for inspiring young girls and women like his own daughters. Furthermore, he encouraged his 1.2 million Twitter followers to share the message.

In a Tweet, Rodriguez said, “I’m so proud of what my daughters have already accomplished, and all that they’ll do in the future. It’s been made possible with the help of leaders like @candace_parker. Let’s keep going! #LeanInTogether.” This is a huge gesture from the former New York Yankees star as he hopes to further spread Parker’s message. 

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Most recently, Rodriguez’s older daughter Natasha showed off her singing talent on social media. The MLB legend is a proud father and is happy that she chose to go to the University of Michigan. In fact, he even enrolled the help of an NFL legend to convince Natasha to choose Michigan. 

A-Rod recruited Tom Brady to convince his daughter to pick the University of Michigan

Last year, while Alex Rodriguez was visiting colleges with his daughter Natasha, he was keen on her picking the University of Michigan. To help convince her, he enlisted the help of Tom Brady, who is an alumnus of the college. The tactic seems to have worked as just last week, Natasha announced that she would be pursuing a degree in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan.

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What do you think of Alex Rodriguez supporting Candace Parker’s message and praising the WNBA star? Please share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Pranay Mukherjee is an MLB writer at EssentiallySports, with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. His expertise lies in cheat sheets, post-game analysis, and trade rumors, providing readers with comprehensive coverage of the sport. Pranay is an avid follower of baseball and is a staunch supporter of the Yankees, firmly believing that it is time for the New York team to break their World Series jinx.
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