Photos by Loren Worthington

There are many ways to describe Joe Delagrave: accomplished athlete, world traveler, dedicated teammate. But for all the titles you can bestow on him, the ones Delagrave is most proud of are husband and father.

It’s a Wednesday morning in late April, and Delagrave, 29, is getting ready to go to the park. As I pull up for our meeting, I notice a Chicago Cubs license plate frame displayed on the back of his van. The Wisconsin native isn’t shy about sharing his fandom — the front door opens and there stands his young son, Braxton, wearing a blue jersey with a crisp red “C” on the front.

Joe Delagrave’s number one priority is his family.

Joe Delagrave’s number one priority is his family.

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