- Major League Baseball Pitcher
- Cancer Survivor
- Author of "Comeback"
Dave Dravecky's story is one of hope, courage and perseverance in the midst of dark and overwhelming uncertainty. In 1988 Dave was at the top of his game and life. Not only did he have a wonderful family but he was reaching his all-star peak playing the game of his childhood dreams. His 5-1 opening day victory over the Dodgers was overshadowed later that fall by the discovery of ... VIEW MORE
- I was not in favor of hiring a "big name" (big money) speaker for our event. However, Dave Dravecky was worth every penny! I would have him again. We could not be more pleased. He was better than Bill Bennett and John Wooden combined! Thank you.
- Anne Fruguglietti - Bakersfield Christian High School
- Talk about understanding where students are today and their struggle with identity and self-worth. Dave spoke from the heart—to their hearts—and changed some of them, forever.
- Rodger Glaspey, CA
- Dave scored an amazing evaluation rating of 4.83/5, the highest score we have ever had for an after dinner speaker in our conference history. It is also the first time the entire audience erupted as one in a standing ovation at the closing of his talk.
- Andy Elliott - Computer Services, Inc