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Screening of New Film on Faith Featuring MLB Players

Contact: Lisa Wheeler, 678-990-9032 ext. 102, 404-519-1987 cell, lwheeler@maximusmg.com; Ashley Walker, 678-990-9032 ext. 109, 404-791-9725 cell, awalker@maximusmg.com

LOS ANGELES, May 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- Major League Baseball's Mike Piazza, Jeff Suppan, Jack McKeon, Mike Sweeney, David Eckstein and Rich Donnelly lead the line-up in this All-Star baseball sports special.

Discussing how their faith has shaped their Major League careers, these superstars of America's favorite pastime speak frankly about family, faith, sacrifice, leadership, humility and the many virtues and spiritual lessons they have learned from the game.

Shot in high-definition video and featuring thrilling game highlights from Major League Baseball Productions and music from legendary recording artist Bob Dylan, Champions of Faith is an emotionally powerful, action-packed glimpse into the lives and personal faith of the nation's most popular sports heroes. Other players, coaches and managers featured in the film include: Tom Glavine, Craig Biggio, Sean Casey, Pudge Rodriquez, Jim Leyland, Mike Scioscia, Juan Pierre, Mark Prior, Ozzie Guillen, A.J. Pierzynski, Lance Berkman, Chris Speier, Roberto Beltran, Sandy Alomar and many more.

Additional features include music from Grammy Award-winning Christian band Third Day. "Champions of Faith – Baseball Edition" comes to DVD this month.


What: LA Screening of Champions of Faith: Baseball

When: Friday, May 11, 7 p.m. – Screening featuring Major League Baseball Stars; Executive Producer Tom Allen and other special guests.

Where: Family Theater Productions Screening Room, 7201 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90046

Who: Former California Angel and now Director of MLB's Urban Academy in Compton, CAL will join Executive Producer Tom Allen of Catholic Exchange.

Info: Visit www.ChampionsofFaith.com/events or call 888-488-6789.

Media: Interviews, in advance or on-site, can be arranged by contacting Lisa Wheeler or Ashley Walker at (678) 990-9032. Please visit the "Champions of Faith" website at www.ChampionsofFaith.com.