Steal Away: Devotions for Baseball Fans

Steal Away: Devotions for Baseball Fans

by Hugh Poland


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Drawing upon stories from current and former ballplayers and managers, including the famous and the unsung heroes, life's important lessons are shared through the lens of baseball's most memorable people and events. Students and fans of baseball will not only learn about the sport's history and some of its players but they will gain provocative insights for Christian living.

Steal Away includes quotes from or stories about:

  • Don Zimmer
  • Orel Hershiser
  • Tommy Henrich
  • Billy Martin
  • Red Barber
  • Sal Bando
  • the 1960 World Series Yankees
  • Joe DiMaggio
  • Roy Campanella
  • Curt Flood
  • Sammy Sosa's corking incident
  • John Smoltz
  • Roger "The Rocket" Clemens
  • Jackie Robinson
  • David Clyde
  • John Boccabella
  • the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Joe Jackson and the Chicago "Black Sox"
  • Buck O'Neill and the Negro League
  • Mickey Owen's dropped ball in the 1941 World Series
  • Mickey Mantle
  • the 2004 Boston Red Sox
  • and many others!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817014919
Publisher: Judson Press
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 6.04(h) x 0.40(d)

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