Book Code: J160
Size: 6" x 6"
Publisher: JUDSON PRESS
Drawing upon stories from and about 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.
"Poland has hit a grand slam." —Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell
"From the locker room to the upper room, the Scriptures come to life through America's greatest pastime!" —Jeff Hutcheon, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
"A collection of wonderful devotionals that anyone who loves the game of baseball will find uplifting." —Vince Nauss, president, Baseball Chapel
"You'll find yourself smiling at Poland's clever use of baseball as a metaphor for Christian life." —Phillip Samuelson, Aspiring Retail
"This devotional will uplift Christian baseball fans who can use this book as a witnessing tool to unbelieving sports enthusiasts." —New Man
"Through a vast knowledge of America's greatest pastime, Poland weaves together a winning combination of great baseball quotes with various impacting passages of Scripture." —CBN.com - The Christian Broadcasting Network
"A unique and remarkable collection of baseball feats and facts with a deftly intertwined understanding of Jesus and the scriptures. Very highly recommended reading for all Christian baseball fans." —Midwest Book Review
"...Humorous and affectionate..." —Foreword Magazine
"Hugh Poland has done an excellent job of offering candid life and faith lessons in an easy to read compilation. Informative as well as engaging." —Jim Kellogg, Vice President, Community & Retail Operations, Colorado Rockies
"Baseball fans will be encouraged, entertained and motivated with stories of some of the all time greats of the game. Hugh uses his passion for the game and his commitment to the Lord to weave each story into a devotion that will challenge you to a deeper, more passionate relationship with Christ." —Kent Bottenfield, former Major League Baseball pitcher and Christian recording artist
"Sure to delight Christian fans of all ages and a perfect gift." —ChristianBookwormReviews.com
"An attractive addition to church library offerings." —Congregational Libraries Today, 2009