The game comes to a dramatic conclusion and Zack reflects on the results.
You have fallen onto another road. It’s a road that flows beyond Cooperstown, though many of those you’ll meet have been there, too. Come and see what there is to see.
The game has some last-minute drama as it approaches its conclusion.
Zack is out of the game, but his inner turmoil doesn’t take a break as he remembers one of the most traumatic moments of his youth.
Zack’s final trip to the mound takes a grievous emotional toll.
As Zack’s mental state becomes more fragile, he remembers a difficult encounter with his dad.
Zack struggles with how to handle the controversy that swirled around the team during the season.
The tide of the game starts to turn and an adolescent Zack is pulled away from baseball and toward other interests.
Zack’s memories of his father mix with the drama of his most recent season as he and his team struggle to keep pace with the opposition.
Whose “Homer at the Bat” team would have won a theoretical softball game — Mr. Burns’ crew of sepia-toned Hall of Famers, or Mr. Smithers’ team of early 90s All-Stars?
Zack’s team ties the game on the field, but inside Zack is still tied in knots reminiscing about his father.
In Chapter Two, the game on the field begins, as does Zack’s quest to remember positive memories from childhood.
In the book’s first chapter, an impossible choice — mourn a suddenly-deceased father, or pitch in the World Series?
Which team’s symbol is the most ferocious?
In which George Steinbrenner achieves his true destiny
It’s not played by men only.
Players who made the most of their only season
Just for fun, a poetic salute to our national pastimes
The descent of the Dodgers is compared to Michael Douglas’ famous meltdown in the 1993 movie.
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