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Jack Morris Becomes BYU's First (and Most Unlikely) Athlete in the Baseball Hall of Fame

by Salt Lake Tribune | July 30, 2018 | Famous Mormons

Speaking at the BYU baseball program’s First Pitch fund-raising dinner in January 2016, Morris was quoted b...

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Mormon MLB Player Bryce Harper Becomes Home Run Champ After Epic Comeback

by ESPN | July 17, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

"It's unbelievable,'' LDS MLB player Bryce Harper said about his win at the Home Run Derby. "We have some o...

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Baseball Phenom from Dominican Republic Passes on $700K to Serve Mission

by Jason F. Wright | July 13, 2018 | Mormon Life

Marcelino Leonardo remembers the first scripture he ever memorized. And why wouldn’t he? As a poor, 8-year-...

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

by LDS Living Staff | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...