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Finding True Fulfillment – A Tale of Two Rings

Finding True Fulfillment – A Tale of Two Rings

  Editor’s Note: For years, Barry Zito lived as a walking personification of the American Dream. Professionally, he was at the top of his game as a Cy Young Award winner in Major League Baseball. Financially, he signed the richest contract ever given to a pitcher—seven years for $126 million. Socially, he was one of

I Am Third

Editor’s note: This week marks the start of baseball’s fall classic, the World Series. This year the LA Dodgers are pitted against the Boston Red Sox for the major league championship. But 21 years ago, it was the Florida Marlins who took home baseball’s biggest crown. And as the winning run crossed the plate for

Faith St. Louis Cardinals

Intentional Walk: Faith and the St. Louis Cardinals

Chapter 1: David Freese The night before the Cardinals played their opening game of the 2012 regular season on April 4, the first-ever game at Marlins Park in Miami, a visiting reporter walked into a well-known restaurant to have dinner. It was not surprising to him that some of the Cardinals were there. What he was

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