Pujols sponsors prom, Waino gives $$$s to FCA

Wonderful story from Baptist Press’s Tim Ellsworth on the ‘prom’ sponsored by Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols (and logical National League MVP to be announced in the next few days). The prom was for those with Down Syndrome.   This is a blog post from a World Magazine writer who attended the event with him.  Here are photos of the event from the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

Speaking of Cardinals, Adam “Waino” Wainwright received his peers’ vote as National League Pitcher of the Year, also known as the Players’ Choice Award. With the award, came a $20,000 check that he could give to any charity he wanted. He gave half of his check to the Southeast Georgia FCA. Here’s a Sharing the Victory magazine story about him and his faith.

Ever wondered what it’s like to live in Turkey? Well, you could come over to my house and I could tell you long stories about my four fun-filled years there, or you could go to Megan Frazee’s blog, which is fun and insightful, and gives you a look behind the curtain of what it’s like to be a professional basketball player in Turkey (much more interesting than my time there 12 years ago).


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