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Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition was released in the year 2007。

Shot in breath-taking Hi-def video and set to a rousing musical score and soundtrack featuring Grammy Award-winning Third Day and legendary recording artist Bob Dylan, Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition serves to humanize some of the most celebrated and accomplished ballplayers of our time and restore the 'sports hero' to its proper place in the American culture. You will laugh, cry, stand, cheer and be awed by the captivating personal stories captured in these interviews and the thrilling game highlights provided by Major League Baseball Productions. This inaugural production of Catholic Exchange's new film & video division provides some of the biggest names in our national pastime with a unique forum to discuss faith, family, teamwork, sacrifice, leadership, humility and the many virtues and spiritual lessons they have learned from the game. The players, coaches, and managers interviewed for this project and featured in this film include Mike Piazza, David Eckstein, Mike Sweeney, Jeff Suppan, Jack McKeon, Tom Glavine, Craig Biggio, Sean Casey, Ivan 'Pudge' Rodriguez, Jim Leyland, Mike Scioscia, Lance Berkman, Tim Salmon, Juan Pierre, Mark Prior, Carlos Beltran, Ozzie Guillen, A.J. Pierzynski, Chris Speier, Rich Donnelly, Sandy Alomar, Sr., Sandy Alomar Jr., Mark Teahen, and former players Darrell Miller and Sal Bando. Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition provides an emotionally powerful, action-packed glimpse into what makes a baseball player - and a human being - great. Tom Allen, president and editor-in-chief of Catholic Exchange, dis璽ribution executive of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ , and co-author of the million-selling A Guide to the Passion, is the Executive Producer of this unique sports special. Veteran Chicago television and radio sportscaster and Host of Catholic Exchange Today, John Morales, narrates this powerful film. The production team of Emmy-winning producer Lino Rulli and photojournalist Dean Krueger bring over 20 years of television experience to the project. They have won some of the nation's top awards in journalism working for NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, CBS Television, and network stations and affiliates across the country. Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition comes to DVD just after the start of the 2007 Major League Baseball season. Please visit the official 'Champions of Faith' website at http://www.ChampionsofFaith.com to find out about the nearly 30 current and former major league players, coaches and managers featured in the film, along with more information on bulk sales, catechetical materials for schools, parishes and organizations and a host of opportunities to get involved with the Champions of Faith movement.

The Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition on DVD is a groundbreaking film that showcases the intersection of sports and faith in Major League Baseball by profiling many of the most accomplished and devout figures in the game both on and off the field. Major League baseball champions Mike Piazza, David Eckstein, Jeff Suppan, Mike Sweeney, Jack McKeon and Rich Donnelly lead an All-Star line-up in this moving and uplifting sports special that tells the story of faith in baseball like no other film ever made.

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