Between the Lines: Nine Principles to Live By

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FaithWords, Oct 13, 2001 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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One of baseball's preeminent pitchers, Orel Hershiser shares stories from his remarkable career to illustrate the nine values that have guided his personal and professional life.
 

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Between the Lines: Nine Principles to Live By

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Hershiser's best-selling autobiography, Out of the Blue, chronicled his finest year, 1988, when he won both a Cy Young Award for best National League pitcher and a World Series Most Valuable Player ... Read full review

Contents

HOMECOMING?
COACH DAD
THE TACKLE BOX
LITTLE O
GRANDPA SANDWICHES
WALKING TALL
A CHANCE AT THE BIG LEAGUES
NOW THE WORK BEGINS
DISTRACTIONS TO THE PLAN
BALANCING BASEBALL AND REAL LIFE
BECOMING A BALANCED PERSON
BASEBALLS BORDER WARS
A LITTLE BROTHERLY LOVE
LAUGHTER IS THE BEST ROUTINE
A RECORDBREAKING STREAK
AN EXCEPTION

BULLDOG
A TEACHABLE SPIRIT
SOMETHINGS WRONG
IM SORRY OREL
WHILE I WAS SLEEPING
SCAR TISSUE
MY VERY OWN MEMORIAL DAY
OCTOBER 25 1999
YES ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
PUTTING MY MIND TO IT
VERY NEAR THE TOP
SOME APPLICATIONS OF THIS PRINCIPLE
ONE DAY AT WRIGLEY FIELD
OLDTIMERS GREAT SECRET
SELFDISCIPLINE
AND I LOVED BASEBALL
SELFEXAMINATION
NOT WORTH LYING TO MYSELF
TAKING INVENTORY
BUT THAT WAS BASEBALL WHAT ABOUT LIFE?
THE GAME FACE
THE 1995 WORLD SERIESGAME FIVE
PARALYSIS BY ANALYSIS
THE MANY FACES OF EXCELLENCE
WHAT ILL MISS MOST
THE GIFT OF IT
INTERNAL BALANCE
JOHNNY AND THE HYMN SINGER
LIVING PEACEFULLY
DIGGING FOR GOLD IN STYLE
BALANCING DIRECTNESS AND DIPLOMACY
BALANCING THE FUTURE AND THE PRESENT
BAD TIMING
THE SOD SQUAD
ARENT YOU OREL HERSHISER?
NOT TOO GREAT ON DIRECTIONS
LET A SMILE BE YOUR UMBRELLA
ACROSS A CROWDED ROOM
WE DO
THE BOYS
MEMORABILIA VALUE
TO US HE IS DAD
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT DAD
BASEBALLS TOUGH LESSON
THATS OKAY HONEY WELL SURVIVE
SHOOT ME UP LIKE A HORSE
CELEBRATION AND GRATITUDE
A TEAM EFFORT
BASEBALLS GREAT FRATERNITY
PERSPECTIVE
THE OVERFLOW
I HADNT FORGOTTEN
A GRATEFUL HEART
TRUE BLUE
THE DOXOLOGYA REPRISE
SIT NEXT TO ME IN THE DUGOUT
MISSING THE SIGNS
SEE THE PROBLEM
EXECUTE THE MESSAGE
THE TABLE BACK IN THE CORNER
CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
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In August of 1996, Robert released his first book, She Calls Me Daddy: Seven Things Every Man Needs to Know about Building a Complete Daughter. The book became a bestseller. He is also the author of many other titles including The Most Important Place on Earth: What a Christian Home Looks Like and How to Build One; Seven Things You Better Have Nailed Down before All Hell Breaks Loose and the sequel to his first book, She Still Calls Me Daddy: Building a New Relationship with Your Daughter after You Walk Her Down the Aisle. He has also co-written The Most Important Year in a Man s Life: What Every Groom Needs to Know with Mark DeVries, and What s in the Bible with Dr. RC Sproul.

His speaking assignments have taken him across America and through several foreign countries.

Robert Wolgemuth has served two terms as the Chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. As a layman, he has taught adult Sunday school classes since 1969 in Texas, Tennessee and Florida

A 1969 graduate of Taylor University, he received an honorary doctorate in 2005. Robert, a widower, is the father of two adult daughters and five grandchildren. In the fall of 2015, Robert married Nancy Leigh DeMoss. .

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