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The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95 mph

Shawn Green

ISBN 10: 1439191190 / ISBN 13: 9781439191194
Published by Simon & Schuster, 2011
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Shawn Green’s career statistics can be found on the backs of baseball cards in shoe boxes across America: 328 home runs, 1,071 RBIs, .282 career batting average, All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. . . . But numbers tell only part of the story.

His path to success was as grounded in philosophical study as in ballpark wisdom. Striving to find stillness within the rip-roaring scene of Major League Baseball—from screaming fans to national scandals— Green learned to approach the sport with a clear mind. In the tradition of Phil Jackson’s Sacred Hoops,

Green shares the secrets to remaining focused both on and off the field, shedding light on a signature approach to living by using his remarkable baseball experiences to exemplify how one can find full awareness, presence, and, ultimately, fulfillment in any endeavor. Following his development from inconsistent rookie to established All-Star to aging veteran,

The Way of Baseball illustrates the spiritual practices that enabled him to “bring stillness into the flow of life.” Requiring mastery of perspective and continual management of ego, the game of baseball afforded Green the opportunity to explore his potential as more than just a ballplayer. A treasure of practical wisdom and an intimate look at what it really means to “let go,” The Way of Baseball illuminates the creative possibilities within us all.

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Hardcover. Pub: 2011 Pages: 224 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Two-time All-Star Shawn Green shows how the surprising lessons the game has taught him Transcend baseball and compose a life well the lived Green's career statistics can be found on the back of baseball cards in shoe boxes across America: 328 home runs. 1.071 RBIs .. 282 career batting average. All Star. Gold Glove. Silver Slugger .... But numbers tell only part of the story. Green achieved his boyhood dream of being a Big Leaguer by approaching the game in a manner as grounded in philosophical study as in ballpark wisdom. and this uncommon journey forms the true core of his experience. It also informs the way he lives today.In chapters that follow the arc of his career-from inconsistent rookie to established All-Star to aging veteran-Green illustrates the spiritual practices that enabled him to ing stillness into t...

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