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Jim Leyritz, former New York Yankee, to speak at Rhinebeck Reformed Church!

30th October 2014 by DeborahBarrow

Screen Shot 2014-10-30 at 7.44.56 AMOn Sunday, November 9th, former New York Yankee, author, and inspirational speaker Jim Leyritz will speak from the pulpit for our Sunday worship service.

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Throughout his successful career with the New York Yankees (1990-1996, 1999-2000), Jim  had the reputation for significantly changing  the momentum of several series’ by hitting clutch postseason home runs.  Nicknamed ‘The King,” Leyritz is best known for his three-run home run off of Mark Wohlers, in the 8th inning of the 1996 World Series.  As well as his 1999 ,  when Leyritz hit another home run in 8th inning of Game 4 of the World Series, against the Atlanta Braves.

His biography, Catching Heat:  The Jim Leyritz Story, was published in 2011.

Since his baseball days, Jim has worked as an inspirational speaker and is involved with many charities.

Date:  Sunday, November 9th

Time:  9:45 AM

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