Sunday, March 25, 2007

Major Leaguers Share Their Faith on Film

A new film, "Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition," is being premiered in Phoenix today.

According to a preview, “these superstars of America's favorite pastime speak frankly about family, faith, sacrifice, leadership, humility and the many virtues and spiritual lessons they have learned from the game.”

Including within the movie will be high-definition game highlights alongside the players’ testimonies, which will allow viewers to see the public and personal lives of the subjects and how God has affected those.

Nearly 30 MLB stars and coaches have contributed to the film. Some of the most noteworthy figures include Mike Piazza, Sean Casey, David Eckstein, Jeff Suppan, Craig Biggio, Juan Pierre, Tom Glavine, Mike Sweeney, Jack McKeon, Ivan Rodriguez, Jim Leyland, Mike Scioscia, Sandy Alomar Sr., Rich Donnelly, and Darrell Miller, among others.

Click here to read more about the film in the Christian Post article, "Major League Baseball Stars Put Faith in the Spotlight."

Here is the official site for "Champions of Faith."

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