World Series MVP Ben Zobrist and his wife, singer Julianna Zobrist, count their many blessings—family, freedom, country and, of course, baseball.
all it Julianna Zobrist’s aha moment. Seven years ago, after watching her husband Ben Zobrist’s late-night baseball game, she stepped into a stadium elevator while holding her then-infant son, Zion. A woman turned to her and in a baby-talk voice said, “Oh, Mommy! Please get me in bed. Don’t be so mean. I really should be in bed.” New mom Julianna felt gut-punched.
“I had just rocked my baby to sleep in my lap in the stands and had Bud Light thrown over my head,” the Christian pop singer says. “I thought, Maybe she’s right—he should be in bed. Maybe he should be sleeping a normal schedule and not be on planes and traveling.”
She told the story to Ben, who several years later would be named MVP when the Chicago