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Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition Special Extended Bonus Features Version
Champions of Faith Baseball Edition Special Extended Bonus Features Version
Actors: Mike Piazza, Mike Sweeney, David Eckstein, Jeff Suppan, Jack McKeon
Director: John Morales
Genres: Special Interests, Sports
NR     2008     1hr 35min

Baseball champions Mike Piazza, David Eckstein, Juan Pierre, Jeff Suppan, Mike Sweeney and Jack McKeon lead an All-Star line-up of over two dozen players, managers and coaches speaking frankly about family, sacrifice and l...  more »


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Actors: Mike Piazza, Mike Sweeney, David Eckstein, Jeff Suppan, Jack McKeon
Director: John Morales
Genres: Special Interests, Sports
Sub-Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Baseball, Documentary
Studio: TLA
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 07/15/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 35min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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"I was blown away by this video. I was not sure what to expect. Baseball and Faith? I'm not a huge baseball fan (hubby is), but I do know many of these names listed on the video.
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Kids need excellent role models and heroes to look up to. No need to look further than this video.
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Get goosebumps!

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