Minnesota Twins Brian Dozier Has a Lesson in Humility

by Bruce Darnall
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A turning point, as described by Minnesota Twins starting second baseman Brian Dozier, came when he recognized he was shortchanging his baseball teammates at the University of Southern Mississippi. Brian was having a good season on the playing field his senior year at Southern Mississippi. At 30 games into the season he shattered his collarbone […]

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Royals Ben Zobrist: Man for All Seasons for Christ

by Bruce Darnall
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Ben Zobrist, star utility fielder (he can play six positions) for Kansas City Royals baseball club, has made an impact with his new team since being traded mid-season from the Oakland Athletics. Helping make the playoffs has proven his worth. Zobrist has also made an impact off the playing field by the way he lives […]

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Minnesota Twins Manager Molitor Shares Christ with Others

by Bruce Darnall
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He was a disciplined, skilled professional baseball player, but he was undisciplined and inconsistent in his actions and behavior. This used to be the description of Paul Molitor, former star major league baseball player. “I went through a couple of decades where my walk with the Lord was very inconsistent,” shares Molitor, field manager of […]

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Twins’ Gibson Finds Purpose and Life’s Motivation in Doing God’s Work

by Bruce Darnall
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Kyle Gibson, a starting pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, realizes everyone has struggles in life. For Kyle, it was trying to figure out his purpose in life. He wanted to play baseball, and baseball really ran his life and was his identity. When Kyle got hurt, he realized he needed to change. Kyle explains, “I […]

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Pirates Manager Hurdle Confronted By Tough Love

by Bruce Darnall
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“I accepted Jesus Christ as my Savior and Lord at the age of 17 and recommitted to Jesus at age 40,” shares Clint Hurdle, manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. “In between was an obstacle course.” Clint Hurdle came from a blue-collar family with his parents, Clint and Louise, and two sisters, Robin and Bobbi Jo. […]

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New York Yankee Stephen Drew’s Faith Helps Overcome Adversity

by Bruce Darnall
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“If I did not have the Lord, it would have been a lot harder,” states New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew Drew, who made his major league debut on July 15, 2006, has been a successful major league baseball player. However, the last three years he has had to deal with serious injuries and […]

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Twins Reliever Blaine Boyer Glorifying the Kingdom

by Bruce Darnall
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“Christ has given me a purpose,” states Minnesota Twins reliever, Blaine Boyer. Blaine in his youth was one who tried to fill the void in his life by being popular, through sports, and being a know-it-all to gain fulfillment. He adds, “Christ made me come to the stark revelation that the world is not about […]

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Brewers Herrera Giving Christ The Best He’s Got

by Bruce Darnall
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When you have a walk-up song titled “Soldado de guerro,” you know you have a fighter. The title is Soldier of War (for Christ). Milwaukee Brewer infielder, Elian Herrera, is such a person. The title is fitting once you know Elian’s story. For Elian, it will be a long, tough fight to get to the […]

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