Hitting Secrets of the Pros is the first book of its kind to approach the art of hitting from an anecdotal perspective, providing keen insight and instruction through exclusive interviews and historical research. Nomar Garciaparra, Ken Griffey Jr., Mark McGwire, Stan Musial, and Cal Ripken are only a few of the big-league batters who share their know-how with aspiring sluggers, teaching readers about styles and strategies, slumps and streaks, and everything they need to gain a competitive edge at the plate.
Baseball Dads is a heartwarming collection of notable major-league players’ favorite baseball-related memories about how their relationships with their fathers shaped them, not only as players, but as the men they are today. From superstars like David Wright, Josh Hamilton, C. C. Sabathia, Adrian Gonzalez, Chipper Jones, and Kevin Youkilis, to journeyman big leaguers like Adam LaRoche, J. D. Drew, Shelley Duncan, Barry Zito, and Jeff Francoeur, this inspiring book reveals, through its 15 vivid profiles, the profound impact fathers can have.
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The unending carousel of worship style, culture, and preference issues will never be solved by simply adjusting the forms themselves. While worship details are not insignificant issues, they are not the heart of the matter. Honoring Jesus rightly and loving each other will require more than just asking the questions of elements and environment. What if, in the end, our worship isn't too contemporary, too modern, too traditional, too fast, too slow, too loud, or too quiet?