Hard Ball A Billy Baggs Novel (Paperback)
|Author: Will Weaver|
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|Coach Anderson comes up with an ingenious plan to keep the peace between his two feuding star players . . . with surprising results.|
From the Publisher:
For as long as Billy Baggs can remember, rich townie and ace pitcher Archer "King" Kenwood has been his nemesis--both on the field and off. And the summer before they enter high school, their long-standing rivalry explodes into violence. Desperate to keep the peace between his two star players, Coach Anderson comes up with a plan: If they want to play, they have to pay--by spending a week together, twenty-four hours a day.
But will Coach's plan make things better? Or just a whole lot worse?After a family tragedy on the farm, Billy Baggss life is finally back on track. Hes starting high school. Hes caught the eye of the baseball coach and even a few college scouts. He has prospects for a girlfriendSuzy Langen, the catch of the ninth grade. But blocking Billys path is King Kenwood, town rich kid and ace pitcher. As the two boys rivalry turns violent, it is left to Coach Anderson to find a solution. In the process, both Billy and King come to find their real problems might lie closer to homewith their own fathers.