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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Josh Hamilton Says Holy Spirit Spoke to Him Before 2011 World Series Home Run

Josh Hamilton’s 28 dingers in the 2008 Home Run Derby are forever etched in baseball lore, but the former Ranger has a special memory attached to another famous homer.

Hamilton is set to be inducted into the Rangers’ Hall of Fame on Saturday alongside Texas greats Nolan Ryan, Pudge Rodriguez, Ruben Sierra, Michael Young and more. Ahead of his induction, Hamilton reflected on his career with the franchise in a piece for the Players Tribune, where he said the Holy Spirit told him that he would hit a home run in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series.

“I’m in the on-deck circle, in extra innings, and I’m telling you, out of nowhere….I hear the Holy Spirit talking to me,” he said. “This is the honest truth. For real.

There are thoughts I have on this- but, as a mainliner, I have a feeling that both sides would jump me, so….

 

QLE Posted: August 17, 2019 at 04:16 AM | 27 comment(s)
  Beats: josh hamilton, world series

Monday, May 20, 2019

Rangers Hall of Fame to induct Josh Hamilton, Mayor Richard Green

Josh Hamilton, the 2010 American League MVP, and Richard Green, the Arlington mayor when Globe Life Park was built and opened, will be inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame this summer.

The Rangers announced the selections Monday at lunchtime, and the induction ceremony will be held before their Aug. 17 game against the Minnesota Twins.

The Rangers have a Hall of Fame?  You’ll have to excuse me for not knowing.  Arlington isn’t much of a baseball town.


 

 

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