What Happened In Baseball Is America's Pastime?
Bush, 43rd president of the United States, co-owned the Texas Rangers MLB team for five years. He was a lifetime lover of baseball and believed that there was more to baseball than just the sport. "Baseball isn't just the stats. As much as anything else, baseball is the style of Willie Mays, or the determination of Hank Aaron, or the endurance of a Mickey Mantle, the discipline of Carl Yastrzemski, the drive of Eddie Mathews, the reliability of a (Al) Kaline or a (Joe) Morgan, the grace of a (Joe) DiMaggio, the kindness of a Harmon Killebrew, and the class of Stan Musial, the courage of a Jackie Robinson, or the heroism of Lou Gehrig. My hope for the game is that these qualities will never be lost." (President). There is more to baseball than just a game or sport. The attributes and characteristics of ballplayers are those that Christians should strive to emulate. All of the qualities that Bush mentions fall under Christianity's core commitments to glorify God and love Him and