Listen to Michael Fulmer explain how he ended up working as a plumber in the offseason
Last November, Tigers starter and 2017 All-Star Michael Fulmer revealed that he had a pretty unusual way of spending his time during the offseason: He worked as a plumber in his native Oklahoma. From the Detroit Free Press:
As you might imagine, the Cespedes Family BBQ guys were eager to catch up to Fulmer during All-Star Week to talk about his offseason occupation. The righty first got into the profession through his friend's uncle while in Double-A back in 2015, and he now works about four days a week in the winter.
It's made him a lot handier with tools around the house, and as you can hear in the clip above, it also doubles as a decent workout. "It's a good way to keep moving," Fulmer said, "it even involves squats."
Giant tires, installing pipe, whatever works.