Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 16, 2018
Khris Davis is an outfielder for the Oakland Athletics in the majors.
In 2015, he batted .247 for the year.
In 2016, he batted .247 for the year.
In 2017, he batted .247 for the year.
And during the last season, in 2018, he batted . . . , you guessed it, .247 for the year.
He went 0-for-2 in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2008
Ty Cobb, all-time baseball great, played 3,033 straight games, and for twelve years led the American League in batting averages. For four years, he batted over 400. He was, arguably, the meanest and most unlikable man ever to play the sport. On his deathbed, July 17, 1961, he accepted Jesus Christ
THE IRON MAN OF BASEBALL --- LOU GEHRIG, 1903 to 1941.
A. Lou Gehrig played first base from 1925 to 1939, 15 years for the New York Yankees.
Lou played first base. He had a lifetime batting average of .340, he hit 493 home runs.
Lou Gehrig had home runs in seven world series games.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2006
Keith Hernandez is one of baseball’s top players. He is a lifetime .300 hitter who has won numerous Golden Glove awards for excellence in fielding. He’s won a batting championship for having the highest average, the Most Valuable Player award in his league, and even the World Series. Yet with all
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 8, 2005
Keith Hernandez is one of baseball’s top players. He is a lifetime 300 hitter who has won numerous Golden Glove awards for excellence in fielding. He’s won a batting championship for having the highest average, the Most Valuable Player award in his league, and even the World Series.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
KIRBY PUCKETT: DISCIPLE
Few have illustrated the process of imitating Jesus as an apprentice, a student, a disciple than Kirby Puckett, who was the centerfielder for 13 years for the Minnesota Twins baseball team. He had a career batting average of .318, made the All Star lineup ten years in a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Throughout the history of Major League Baseball, and certainly that of the Minnesota Twins baseball team, few characters have achieved the iconic status as that of former major-leaguer Kirby Puckett. His life started in the world’s largest housing projects -- Chicago’s Robert Taylor Homes -- a
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Mar 15, 2012
I WISH I HAD KNOWN THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW
Mickey Mantle’s father was right handed and his grandfather was left handed. Between them, they taught him to switch hit. He is widely regarded to be the greatest switch hitter of all time, and one of the greatest players ever. He was inducted into the
Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 2, 2014
Ben Patterson- When Lauretta and I were first married, we were very poor. The three necessities of food, clothing, and shelter weren’t quite within our grasp. We could manage only 2 out of 3- not bad as a batting average, but miserable if you’re trying to live. My employment was selling swimming
Contributed by Tom Feola on Feb 4, 2012
MICKEY MANTLE'S SALVATION STORY
The #7 is for the Mick, or Mickey Mantle, who played for the New York Yankees.
Why do I bring this out about Mickey Mantle. Well 1st of all without a team playing with Him Mick would have won zero World Series. But because of a team effort Mickey played in