Billy Sunday


Born
in Patterson, Missouri, The United States
November 19, 1862

Died
November 06, 1935

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William Ashley "Billy" Sunday was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential American evangelist during the first two decades of the 20th century.

Born into poverty in Iowa, Sunday spent some years in an orphanage before working at odd jobs and playing for local running and baseball teams. His speed and agility provided him the opportunity to play baseball in the major leagues for eight years, where he was an average hitter and a good fielder known for his base-running.

Converted to evangelical Christianity in the 1880s, Sunday left baseball for the Christian ministry. He gradually developed his skills as a pulpit
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The Life and Death of Billy...

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The Best of Billy Sunday

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Billy Sunday Selected Sermons

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The Sawdust Trail: Billy Su...

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“The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.”
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