Now one of the most dependable Los Angeles Dodgers and a dependable ‘every down back’, it didn’t always feel this way with Max Muncy. Undeniably, there were doubters prior to the 2019 season who believed Muncy would take a step backwards with a ‘sophomore slump’.
However, that is not what happened. Muncy slugged another 35 home runs and became an All-Star for the first time. Therefore, he joins AM570 to talk with David Vassegh about proving that his 2018 was no fluke, and the importance of that to him.
.@maxmuncy9: I worked as hard as I can to replicate that and I wanted to prove to everyone that it wasn’t a fluke.
— AM 570 LA Sports (@AM570LASports) January 10, 2020
As a sidebar, we first learn that Muncy is friends with new Carolina Panthers’ head coach Matt Rhule. Rhule coached football as Muncy’s alumni school Baylor.
Then Vassegh asks Muncy how important it was to stack a great 2019 on top of his initial 2018 campaign with the Dodgers.
“It meant a lot to me. I had that great first year, so I worked as hard as…