Faith, Hope, and Baseball: A Novel

Published by Immortal Works

A 17-year Amish boy plays baseball so well that he’s offered a contract to play for the Chicago Cubs. He must choose between his Amish life and the life of baseball, fame and fortune.

“One of the best baseball books I’ve ever read. This is a winner!”

~ 1984 World Series Champion Johnny Grubb

“It was absolutely amazing. I resonated with the accuracy, the correctness of the Amish faith and the story connections. It was perfect!I am a teacher, who grew up in Kalona and moved to Pennsylvania.I could picture the Amish store, the Amish dilemmas, the family and faith structures, and also the minute details, such as the buggy accident on route 22, which I remember.I love the faith strand that you weave. It is only possible by truly understanding the Amish theology.Keep it up!!I wish you the very best!!”

Jason Yoder’s Amish life is in turmoil. His girlfriend Faith is ready for them to join the church, marry, and begin their life together. At home, he looks on helplessly as his widowed mother struggles to pay bills.

But Jason is a 17-year-old baseball phenomenon leading his team to the state championship. 

An offer from the Chicago Cubs promises the money he needs to save the farm. But Jason knows the temptations of the outside world could be too great and he may never return to the only life he’s ever known.

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