The Mike and Shara Sweeney Family Foundation - Mike Sweeney, Kansas City Royals 1B

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About the Foundation

Mike's Story

believe there is power in a story. Jesus told a lot of stories. Some people call them parables. The reason a story is so powerful is the same reason that people love to watch a good movie. For a couple of hours, you get to watch up on a movie screen the life of another person and place yourself in their shoes...

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Shara's Story

It's funny how we have dreams for our life, and then God shows up and does something completely different, but something so much better...

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Their Story

In August of 1996, Jim Nettles was coaching minor league baseball as a way to stay in the game after his big league career ended after playing in the American League for six and a half seasons. On his way home to Seattle, Jim stopped to see his friend Bob Boone, who was managing the KC Royals at the time. After working out with the team for a few days, Jim was asked to finish the season with the Royals as an assistant coach. Jim, who was a baseball junkie, befriended a young catcher while hanging out in the bullpen...

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