He is married happily with two kids, a boy and a girl. Josh Hamilton is my favorite baseball player, mainly because of his story. Drugs are used a way out for people having problems, but it is not the answer. He works incredibly hard to become sober and I found myself really feeling his pain. Creating downloadable prezi, be patient.
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I really liked this book. If you're spiritual and believe in healing through faith and the works of God, then get it. The first time he snorted them out, he decided a tattoo would calm him down. For someone to be that close to death because of an addiction, and then come back and play a major role in major league baseball is unbelievable.
I absolutely loved this book. One of my favorite quotes is 'I'm proof that hope is never lost'. Sep 06, Nick rated it it was amazing.
The main audience is sports and baseball fans. Josh was always a home-body. Jul 23, Peter rated it it was amazing. Drugs are toxic and dangerous for any person. Now, most stories of great athletes finding drugs end in a tragedy. Josh Hamilton chronicles how he went from a phenom first round draft pick at the tender age of 18to a tattooed, drug-addicted individual so hopelessly addicted, that he traded his wife's wedding ring for drugs.
She always had faith in him, even when he did not have faith in himself. Feb 26, Rebekah rated it really liked it Shelves: He details the squarlor in which he was willing to find his drugs, his descent into crack, and the levels he sunk to belieef order to feed his demons.
He describes this situation: Josh Hamilton was an outstanding ba InI remember watching the home run derby during the all-star break for baseball.
His life went in a downward spiral. After making a few bad choices his life began spirallin What led me to read this book was that 1 Sports have always been and will always be a huge part of my life and 2 addiction fascinates me. Dec 08, Aden Sachs rated it it was hamipton. Every time he tells his begond to someone that has a problem like he had about his battle against addiction.
In my opinion this book teaches many life learning lessons.
Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back by Josh Hamilton
This book teaches hamiilton that you can work through almost anything, but that it may take a lot of determination. Josh Hamilton is a person with a very good work ethic.
His baseball career was down the toilet because of all of his drug-abuse suspensions. Away from baseball, and soon after that, unsupervised and away from his parents, Josh found himself hanging with the wrong crowd.
Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back
He started his baseball career in when he was drafted to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for 3. With the help of his grandmother Josh was able to not only restore virtually all his trusts, but his family life, his relationship, belie of course, his baseball career. And the guy is an amazing MLB player now and a pretty darn good writer as well.
And then comes my favorite part of the book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Batting with absurd numbers of home runs and pitching gems like nobody had ever seen before. Trivia About Beyond Belief: Josh made this style effective by making it feel like the reader was right next to him every day of his life.