Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton credits God for success

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For the Deseret News

Published: Friday, May 11 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton, right, shakes hands with third base coach Dave Anderson as he rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader in Baltimore, Thursday, May 10, 2012.

Patrick Semansky, Associated Press

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Our take: Josh Hamilton, outfielder for the Texas Rangers, hit four homeruns in a single game, earning him a place among the greats in baseball history. After overcoming a drug and alcohol addiction, Hamilton surrendered his life to God and found his purpose in living in the moment and doing the best he can in life and in baseball to honor his faith.

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton made history Tuesday night, hitting four homeruns in one game against the Baltimore Orioles.

Hamilton, an outspoken Christian, is the 16th player to hit that amount of homers in Major League Baseball history.

"I think about what God's done in my life, everything I did to mess it up," he said after the game.

Read more about Josh Hamilton at CBN News.

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