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Former MLB Player Who Turned Down $1M Bonus to Serve Mission Now Called as Mission President

by LDS Living Staff | February 2, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

On Thursday, the Church announced 111 new mission presidents who were called to serve around the world in 2...


First RM to Play in World Series (Who Declined $1M to Serve Mission) Ends 15-Year Career

by LDS Living Staff | Famous Mormons Makes You Think Mormon Life

After a highly successful 15-year career, LDS pitcher Jeremy Guthrie announced his retirement today. But hi...


3 LDS Athletes Who Turned Down $1 Mill or $.5 Mill to Serve Missions

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Did you know that three Mormons turned down six-figure signing bonuses or more to serve a mission? And in d...


Chicago Cubs Prospect Says He Doesn't Regret Serving an LDS Mission

by Deseret News

Although Jacob Hanneman is considered an older prospect for the Chicago Cubs due to his LDS mission, he doe...


Hilarious Video: In Scott Sterling-esque Moment, MLB Player Gets Hit by 3 Baseballs in 1 Inning

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Humor Fun

Studio C's most epic and popular sketch of all time is that of Scott Stirling, the unfortunate athlete who ...


Why the Primary Song "Popcorn Popping" Was Played During a Major League Baseball Game

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

It's not often a father and son both build successful careers in Major League Baseball—especially when the ...


Mitt Romney in Talks to Buy Part of New York Yankees

by FanRag Sports | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Mitt Romney and his son, Tagg, may be looking to buy a stake in the second-highest sports franchise in Nort...


12 Famous Athletes Who Became Mormon (and Their Incredible Conversion Stories)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

From monster truck driving to the Olympics and the NFL to the NBA, many famous athletes have found the gosp...


"Washington Post" Features MLB Superstar Bryce Harper's Temple Wedding

by Washington Post | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

MLB superstar Bryce Harper and BYU soccer player Kayla Varner got married in the San Diego Temple this week...


6 Famous Mormons in Pro Baseball & the Incredible Ways They Shared Their Faith

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

After pitching a revered and rare perfect game in the minor leagues, Latter-day Saint Roy Castleton got cal...