Steve Garvey, former Major League Baseball star, holds a narrow lead over Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in early polling for a California U.S. Senate seat.

Garvey aims to revive California’s economy by focusing on small businesses and addressing economic challenges.

He emphasizes the importance of teamwork and leadership, drawn from his sports career, in politics and business.

Garvey criticizes opponents for neglecting parts of the state and pledges to represent all Californians.

Schiff faces controversy over alleged dual primary residences in Maryland and California.

The early poll suggests a potentially competitive race between Garvey and Schiff.

Garvey's campaign focuses on returning to free-market capitalism to support small businesses, which he sees as the backbone of California's economy.

He highlights the struggles of hardworking Californians facing rising inflation and aims to address their economic concerns.