Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition is a groundbreaking film that will showcase the intersection of sports and faith in Major League Baseball by profiling many of the most accomplished and devout figures in the game both on and off the field. It will feature inspiring stories, thrilling game highlights and deeply personal interviews with baseball heroes from around the majors on how their careers have been strengthened and magnified by their Catholic faith.
Shot in high-definition video, Champions of Faith features exciting game highlights from Major League Baseball Productions and music from legendary recording artist Bob Dylan. This inaugural production of Catholic Exchange’s new film & video division provides some of the biggest names in our national pastime with a unique forum to discuss faith, family, teamwork, sacrifice, leadership, humility and the many virtues and spiritual lessons they have learned from the game.
The players, coaches, and managers interviewed for this project include Mike Piazza, David Eckstein, Mike Sweeney, Jeff Suppan, Jack McKeon, Tom Glavine, Craig Biggio, Sean Casey, Pudge Rodriguez, Jim Leyland, Mike Scioscia, Juan Pierre, Mark Prior, Ozzie Guillen, A.J. Pierzynski, Chris Speier, Rich Donnelly, Sandy Alomar, Sr., Sandy Alomar Jr., Mark Teahen, and former players Darrell Miller and Sal Bando.