And God Said,

And God Said, "Play Ball!": Amusing and Thought-provoking Parallels Between the Bible and Baseball

by Gary Graf
     
 

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This book draws from the lives of Jesus Christ and Yogi Berra, Joseph of Nazareth and Joe DiMaggio, Moses and Hank Aaron, Saint Peter and Jackie Robinson. And God Said, "Play Ball!" makes the Bible more approachable by relating it to a game loved by both children and adults and shows baseball is not only a game, but a never-ending series of lessons about life.

Overview

This book draws from the lives of Jesus Christ and Yogi Berra, Joseph of Nazareth and Joe DiMaggio, Moses and Hank Aaron, Saint Peter and Jackie Robinson. And God Said, "Play Ball!" makes the Bible more approachable by relating it to a game loved by both children and adults and shows baseball is not only a game, but a never-ending series of lessons about life. Give it as an inspiring gift to a baseball player or a Christian Athlete of any denomination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764814754
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
02/06/2006
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
552,852
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Graf has been a sports fan for more than 40 years and a Catholic longer than that. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from the University of Washington. He has worked for the Big Cheese himself, having spent seven years in the employ of Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney Productions, where he served as a publicist and story editor.

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