Diamondbacks’ Stone Garrett used LinkedIn to revive career

LinkedIn can be a job hunting resource for your average professional, but it doesn’t seem likely to get you to the big leagues.

Unless you’re Stone Garrett.

Garrett, 26, who spent eight season in the minor leagues, made his MLB debut Wednesday with the Arizona Diamondbacks, thanks in large part to a LinkedIn message from a Gulf Coast League video coordinator who took notice of his work as a real estate agent, according to MLB.com.

The Diamondbacks' Stone Garrett is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Giants in the top of the third inning at Oracle Park on Aug. 18, 2022 in San Francisco.
The Diamondbacks’ Stone Garrett is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Giants.
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The Sugarland, Texas, native started with eXp Realty in Houston in November 2019, per the LinkedIn page that he said he almost deleted.

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