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When life grabs you by the baseballs : finding hapiness in life's chargeups

Author: Jon Peters; Ginger Kolbaba; John Smoltz
Publisher: Powell, Ohio : Author Academy Elite, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When dreams collapse. Jon Peters had it all; record-breaking high school baseball pitcher, on the cover of Sports Illustrated, a beautiful girlfriend. He was going to play professional baseball. He was going to have everythig he'd ever wanted. Until a shoulder injury and four surgeries changed his life. With dreams shattered, Jon struggled to find value and happiness. After years searching vainly to make sense of it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jon Peters; Jon Peters
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Peters; Ginger Kolbaba; John Smoltz
ISBN: 9781946114051 1946114057
OCLC Number: 1038033804
Description: xv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jon Peters with Ginger Kolbaba ; foreword by John Smoltz.

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When dreams collapse. Jon Peters had it all; record-breaking high school baseball pitcher, on the cover of Sports Illustrated, a beautiful girlfriend. He was going to play professional baseball. He was going to have everythig he'd ever wanted. Until a shoulder injury and four surgeries changed his life. With dreams shattered, Jon struggled to find value and happiness. After years searching vainly to make sense of it all, alcohol, a suicide attempt, deep-seated anger, and a failed marriage made him feel even more desperate. In the worst place of is life, he reached out and found help and hope.

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