After a decade starring for the St. Louis Cardinals, Albert Pujols is already compared with names in the highest reaches of baseball's pantheon: Ruth, Gehrig, Aaron, Mays.
Authors Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth spare no tale of this growing baseball legend, all the while accentuating "the unseen hand of divine providence" that has shaped the man Albert Pujols has become.
From the foreword by Joe Posnanski, Senior Writer at Sports Illustrated: How does Pujols find ways to keep getting better? Some of the secrets are in this fine book by Lamb and Ellsworth.
Mike Huckabee, 44th Governor of Arkansas: One thing about Pujols--he matches in his personal life the excellence that he demonstrates on the diamond. You will love this book and will love Pujols if you don't already. You may never love the Cards like I do, but there's hope for you!
Tommy Herr, St. Louis Cardinals' 2nd baseman, 1979-1988: As a part of the great tradition of St. Louis Cardinals baseball, it is very gratifying to me to see a man of Albert's character enjoy the success that he has achieved. His dedication to his craft and to God makes him the ultimate Hall of Famer.
Derrick Goold, baseball writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Lamb and Ellsworth peek behind the box scores, scrape beneath the statistics, and illuminate not just what drives Pujols in the batter's box, but what inspires him beyond it.
Frank Pastore, former pitcher for Reds and Twins: Ellsworth and Lamb do a great job exposing the wonderful man beneath the uniform. Even if you're not a baseball fan, you can't help but fall in love with this quality guy.
Marvin Olasky, Editor-in-chief, World: ...lucidly describes both the season-by-season baseball exploits of Pujols and the impact he's having on some lives for eternity.
FLAME, hip-hop artist: You will walk away from this book encouraged in your faith as you read of Pujols' steadfast commitment to God in the midst of obstacles.
Les Steckel, veteran NFL coach and Pres./CEO, Fellowship of Christian Athletes: ... delivers a home run in this fascinating and well-documented story of a young boy who began playing baseball using milk cartons for baseball gloves and now uses his platform as baseball's greatest player to proclaim the joy and strength he receives in walking with the Lord.