Joc Pederson's older brother Champ, who has Down syndrome, is a Dodger batboy. Champ celebrated his 29th birthday on 10/02/16. He rooms with Joc when traveling with the Dodgers on the road. Champ also works as an Apple Store Specialist in Palo Alto, California. Their father, Stu Pederson played briefly for the Dodgers in 1985.
Zodys was a chain of discount retail stores that operated from 1960 to 1986. The first store in this Southern California–based discount chain opened June 13, 1960, in Garden Grove, California. By 1969, there were nineteen stores.