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Pittsburgh Pirates center-fielder Andrew McCutchen
Sports

MLB All-Star Andrew McCutchen on Faith and Baseball

Andrew McCutchen, All-Star center-fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, shares the role that God plays in his life, on the field and off.

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Guideposts: Former major leaguer and broadcaster Joe Garagiola
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Joe Garagiola on the Blessing of Laughter

In this story from April 1974, former major leaguer and broadcasting legend Joe Garagiola shares how he used humor to help smooth over life's rough spots.

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Guideposts: Joe Garagiola during his stint as a host on the Today Show
People Helping People

Joe Garagiola's Amazing Sheepskin Dream Coat

Former major league catcher and legendary broadcaster Joe Garagiola shares what happens when a kid wants something special for Christmas, something he knows is more than his mom and pop can give.

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Guideposts: Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron
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Guideposts Classics: Hank Aaron on Sacrificing for Others

In this story from September 1973, baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, who was then just months away from breaking Babe Ruth's career home run record, shares how the sacrifices of others smoothed the path for his playing career.

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Guideposts: Then-Yankee owner George Steinbrenner and Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra are all smiles after the reconciliation.
Sports

Yogi Berra on Learning to Forgive

Yankee Stadium was Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra's home. How could he forgive the man who threw him out?

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Guideposts: Yankees Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra
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Guideposts Classics: Yogi Berra on Overcoming Negativity

In this Guideposts Classic from June 1976, Yogi Berra shares how he learned to deal with the taunts of opposing fans and the teasing of teammates.

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Jorge Jarrin (left) sits with his father in an empty Dodger Stadium
Sports

Two Generations of Talking Baseball

After a quarter century as a radio traffic reporter in Southern California, Jorge Jarrin joined his father, Hall of Fame Spanish-language play-by-play man for the Los Angeles Dodgers, in the broadcast booth at Dodger Stadium.

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Jorge and Jaime Jarrin, father-and-son Spanish-language broadcasters for the Dodgers
Sports

A Son's Letter to His Baseball Hall-of-Famer Father

Jorge Jarrin honors his father, the "Spanish voice of the Dodgers," Jamie Jarrin, on Father's Day.

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Muddy baseball field. Photo: Thinkstock.
Positive Living

Perimeter of Praise

Raking away the debris of winter offers up the opportunity to praise the Lord.

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Mike Matheny
Sports

Extra Innings

From Little League coach to major league manager. Sounds like a Disney movie, right?

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