||Just beginning to recover from a family tragedy, high school freshman Billy Baggs hopes that his life is getting back on track. He's doing well on the baseball team, and his athletic ability has even garnered him some interest from college scouts. Even better, he thinks he might have a chance of dating Suzy Langen, the most popular girl in his class. The only dark cloud in Billy's life in King Kenwood, the town rich kid and the baseball team's ace pitcher. When Billy and King's rivalry turns violent, the boys discover that they might have more in common than they ever could have imagined.