Pressing on: A new dream : the story of Dave Dravecky
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Pressing on: A new dream : the story of Dave Dravecky a flashcard lesson to guide the child to honor God with his life by Judy Fondren

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Published by CEF Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baseball players,
  • Biography,
  • Cancer,
  • Dravecky, Dave,
  • Patients,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12096098M
ISBN 101559761660
ISBN 109781559761666
OCLC/WorldCa35980251

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David Francis Dravecky (born Febru ) is an American former professional baseball player, a motivational speaker, and an author. He played Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres (–87) and San Francisco Giants (–89). Cancer ended his career as his team was reaching the World won the Hutch Award in Earned run average:   With the purchase of every new FungoMan, the Dave Dravecky Comeback story is included in the FungoMan Champions Kit. Every coach will certainly face challenges in his program and with his players. With every step of the way, coaching baseball can be empowered with purpose and excellence; we share the Dravecky story because his book contains both of these virtues for life.   Dave Dravecky's story is one of hope, courage and perseverance in the midst of dark and overwhelming uncertainty. In Dave was at the top of his game and life. Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

Dravecky has met heartbreak at every turn with determination and faith. A rallying symbol for cancer patients and anyone facing hardship, Dravecky talks about the faith that has helped him through the ordeals that ended his career and threatened his life. Millions of TV fans witnessed Dave Dravecky's unforgettable s: David Dravecky is an American former professional baseball player, a motivational speaker, and an author. He. In his book, Dave offers men a new definition of worth. Because of the overwhelming response to their story and their desire to walk along side others who suffer, Dave and Jan founded Dave Dravecky's Outreach of Hope, a nonprofit organization in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dave Dravecky’s story is one of hope, courage and perseverance in the midst of dark and overwhelming uncertainty. In Dravecky was at the top of his game and life. Not only did he have a wonderful family but he was reaching his all-star peak playing the game of his childhood dreams. His opening day victory over the Dodgers was overshadowed later that fall by the discovery of cancer.

Get this from a library! A boy and his baseball: the Dave Dravecky story. [Judy Gire; Joan Holub] -- Describes the role of faith and hard work in the fulfillment of Dave Dravecky's dream to become a major league pitcher and in his fight against cancer. Within a matter of minutes Dravecky can run the gamut of human emotions, describing devastation, shock, confusion, depression, hostility, hope, elation and, most of all, serenity. When someone says. Dravecky continues to examine the impact of the amputation on his life in his book, The Worth of a Man. Because of the overwhelming response to their story and their desire to walk alongside others who suffer, Dravecky and Jan founded Dave Dravecky's Outreach of Hope, a nonprofit organization in Colorado Springs, Colorado.   Listen Now. Dave Dravecky is a speaker, communicator, and co-founder of Endurance with Jan and Dave Dravecky, a non-profit organization based in Salina, and his wife Jan were inspired to create their foundation after Dave’s major league baseball career ended when he developed cancer in his pitching arm, then his mental and spiritual health suffered in the wake of this life .