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Stories of the underestimated seem to resonate with us as a culture. When we see an underdog overcome great challenges before them, it becomes a story that becomes personal for any individual. 579 more words

Drama

11 Things You Didn't Know About JACKIE ROBINSON

What ? Are you kidding ?    “Robinson’s strength and quickness made him an impressive all-around athlete, and during college at UCLA, he became the first student to letter in four different sports in a single season”….. 32 more words

Sports

Pastor Mike's Minute Message: Standing Alone In The Field

Lord, they have killed Your prophets and torn down Your altars, and I alone am left.” (Romans 11:3 NKJV)

Jackie Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era.

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Pastor Mike's Minute Message

Jackie Robinson Day at Marlins Park

Every baseball season there are two holidays that I look forward to celebrating with my colleagues and our fans. The first, Opening Day at Marlins Park. 405 more words

Community Outreach

Virtue of catholicism (small c)

Racism is bad, but why is racism bad? First we should define racism. The easiest way to define racism is prejudice involving the race of the persons involved. 456 more words

Philosophy

Inside and Beyond the Lines

To the uninitiated, baseball seems boring. They don’t see the strategy unfolding between the lines and have little idea of the drama unraveling outside the lines. 568 more words

Gary Conkling

The Week in Tweets: April 14-20

It is a beautiful sunny day here in Curve, PA where the Curve are set to start a four-game home series against the Harrisburg Senators, Washington Nationals affiliate.   774 more words