Baseball And God

Watching a baseball game is almost a religious experience. The pitcher kneels behind the mound and offers up a prayer. Notwithstanding the pitcher's apparent allegiance with God, the batter vigorously blesses himself, points his finger up toward heaven and hits a home run. The home run becomes an evangelistic event as the batter crosses the bases with his arms raised praising the Lord. The pitcher who was denied God’s help scowls and bows his head in remorse. Then we have “ an eye for an eye” right out of the bible as the remorseful pitcher drills the next batter in the back in retribution. For his sin , he is banished to the clubhouse where he drowns his sorrows in some holy water.

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