Sporting Chance Press has a Sports and Faith Series by Chicago Bears’ Vice President Patrick McCaskey that includes six books right now with one on the way:
Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout
Sports and Faith: More Stories of the Devoted and the Devout
Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships
Sportsmanship is the most ambitious book in Patrick McCaskey’s popular Sports and Faith Series. First, readers are treated to a Chicago Bears Calendar of historical events that celebrate Bears’ history for each day of the year. So right off the bat it is a great “keeper” for Bears fans.
Next, chapters feature interesting stories, sports segments, personal reminiscences, faith experiences, and the author’s humorous musings. Reflecting the practice of classic sports journalist memoirs, McCaskey has frequently written about his favorite athletes and coaches. In Sportsmanship, the author adds a new twist to this practice by including a chapter on favorite writers who have inspired him. So those Bears’ fan with a literary interest will likewise be attracted to this book.
Towards the end of the volume are McCaskey’s speeches that have been used at social and civil events, presentations to churches and schools, and all types of occasions relating to his passion, the Chicago Bears.
$20 ISBN: 978-0-9819342-4-2 (Pub. 2/2020)
Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is a book for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance Press, Amazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.