Playing with Purpose: Inside the Lives and Faith of the Major Leagues' Top Players--Including Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Pujols, and Josh Hamilton

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Playing with Purpose: Inside the Lives and Faith of the Major Leagues' Top Players--Including Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Pujols, and Josh Hamilton

Format:  Hardcover,

255 pages

Publisher: Barbour Pub Inc

Publish Date: Apr 2012

ISBN-13: 9781616264901

ISBN-10: 161626490X

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Meet the "starting lineup" of talented major league players with fascinating faith stories in "Playing with Purpose: Baseball." Just in time for the new pro season, this book chronicles the lives of several players who stand strong for their Christian faith on the diamond. Veteran CBA author Mike Yorkey, whose "Playing with Purpose" biography of NFL rookies Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, and Colt McCoy was a best-seller, now profiles major league stars both established and up-and-coming--including Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Beltran, Stephen Drew, Adrian Gonzalez, Ben Zobrist, Mark Teixeira, Jeremy Affeldt, and Mariano Rivera. "Playing with Purpose: Baseball" will introduce you to talented athletes with compelling faith stories.

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Publisher: Barbour Pub Inc
Publish Date: Apr 2012
ISBN-13: 9781616264901
ISBN-10: 161626490X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 255
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.05
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.25
Walmart No.: 9781616264901

Chapter outline

Introductionp. 7
Standing on the Precipice of Greatnessp. 19
The PK Who's a Zorilla on the Fieldp. 42
A Home Run Hitter with a Heart for Othersp. 66
Praying All the Way to the Ballparkp. 85
Gonzo for Godp. 91
Baseball's Bat Man Comes Back from the Brinkp. 110
Good Things Come in Threesp. 134
Solus ChristusBy Christ Alonep. 140
Opening a Once-Closed Fist to Godp. 160
Hitting on All Cylindersp. 179
Big Trials, Big Faith for a Small Playerp. 198
Understanding How the Lord Gives and Takes Awayp. 219
The Closer Who Got Savedp. 225
About the Authorsp. 243
Source Materialp. 245

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Meet the “starting lineup” of talented major league players with fascinating faith stories in Playing with Purpose: Baseball. Just in time for the new pro season, this book chronicles the lives of several players who stand strong for their Christian faith on the diamond. Veteran CBA author Mike Yorkey, whose Playing with Purpose biography of NFL rookies Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, and Colt McCoy was a best-seller, now profiles major league stars both established and up-and-coming—including Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Beltran, Stephen Drew, Adrian Gonzalez, Ben Zobrist, Mark Teixeira, Jeremy Affeldt, and Mariano Rivera. Playing with Purpose: Baseball will introduce you to talented athletes with compelling faith stories.

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