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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Barbour Publishing, Incorporated, 2012 - Baseball players - 256 pages
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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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Playing with Purpose: Baseball is written by Mike Yorkey and published by Barbour Publishing. The subtitle to this book is Inside the Lives and Faith of Major League Stars. The author writes about ... Read full review

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I rated this book 5 out of 5 stars because of how it has changed my outlook on the lives that some Major League baseball players are living today. This book is a great read if you really like baseball ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Mike Yorkey, a former Focus on the Family magazine editor and author, co-author, or editor of more nearly 90 books, has written about sports for a variety of national publications. Mike is author of several other titles in the Playing with Purpose series and co-author of the internationally bestselling Every Man's Battle books. He and his wife, Nicole, are parents of two adult children, and live in Encinitas, California.

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