Archive for the ‘Sports Stories’ Category

Personal Ruthian* Traditions That We Need To Abandon

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD This year Aaron Judge broke the professional home run record for the American League. He broke the record held by Roger Maris. Perhaps you have never heard of Roger Maris, but any serious fan of professional baseball sure has. He is famously known as the right fielder for the New York Yankees, […]

Great Expectations!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was a big disappointment! I don’t know what I was expecting but I was… underwhelmed, if that is a word! It was game four of the 1999 World Series. The Yankees won the game 4 to 1 and along with it their 25th world title. It was the last professional baseball […]

Yes, There ‘Is Crying’ In Baseball!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The Little League baseball team had just lost a tough one and the ballpark was emptying.   The fans and the other players of both teams were walking toward the parking lot and their cars.  They were going home. But back on the field, there sat a little boy, alone on the end of his bench, head down with […]

The Gold Man In Your Hands

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “Nothing happens…unless you work. It is like a wheelbarrow. It doesn’t move until you get a hold of the two handles and push…and if you have learned to work with real integrity it will bless your lives forever. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 6 Aug. 1998, Gordon B. Hinckley). One day during my junior […]

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