Got sports on the brain? Get your fill with this Baseball inspired bundle. With two stories all about baseball, tween readers will learn important lessons about right and wrong along with star player Chip Hilton. Stories include Pitcher's Duel and Dugout Jinx.
Clutch Hitter -
While playing baseball for the steel company where he works during the summer, high school star athlete Chip Hilton comes up against professionals participating illegally in amateur sport.
Pitchers' Duel -
During his senior year at Valley Falls High School, Chip pitches in the state championship baseball tournament, runs for student mayor, and fights a drive to force Coach Rockwell to retire.
Dugout Jinx -
After graduating from high school, Chip is invited to join the Parkville Bears as a summer intern and he manages to save the Bears' season--and his own baseball future--from being spoiled by the schemes of an unscrupulous man.