Team Weatherby’s Willie Bloomquist and Bear Pascoe Make Pro Career Moves
Willie Bloomquist and Bear Pascoe remain stars on Team Weatherby, but their athletic talents have found new homes this year. Bloomquist is now with Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners, while Pascoe recently signed with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons.
Bloomquist played second base, shortstop and left field for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2013, hitting over .300. Known for his versatility, he spent the first seven years of his major league career with the Mariners, who drafted him out of Arizona State University in 1999. Bloomquist has also played for the Kansas City Royals and Cincinnati Reds. He hails from Port Orchard, Washington.
A tight end, Pascoe was with the New York Giants from 2009 to 2013, playing an instrumental role in winning the 2012 Super Bowl. He was drafted in 2009 by the San Francisco 49ers out of Fresno State University. Pascoe grew up in central California, where his family runs a working cattle ranch.
Bloomquist (@williebloom on Twitter) and Pascoe (@BearPascoe on Twitter) are avid hunters and long-time Weatherby fans. Team Weatherby is a group of celebrities who act as spokespersons for the legendary firearms company. Leupold & Stevens, Inc. co-sponsors the team. For more information, visit www.TeamWeatherby.com.
Founded in 1945, Weatherby, Inc.’s line features the new WBY-X™ products as well as the popular Vanguard® Series 2 and legendary Mark V® rifles (production and custom), Threat Response® shotguns and rifles, semi-auto and pump shotguns, premium ammunition and security/shooting accessories. For more information, go to www.weatherby.com.