The batboy /

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by Lupica, Mike.
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : Puffin, (New York, N.Y. :) Physical details: 246, 12 p. ; 21 cm. Subject(s): Baseball stories. | Bat boys --Fiction. | Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) --Fiction. | Detroit (Mich.) --Fiction. | Mothers and sons --Fiction. Year : 2011 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Stratford Elementary F LUP Checked out 12/08/2021

It is every baseball kid's dream summer job: batboy for your hometown Major League team. Yet for fourteen year-old Brian, the job means more than just the chance to hang around his idols. Baseball was the job his father loved so much, in the end he couldn't leave it. Yet he could leave his family. Now Brian sees the job as the way to win back his father.There is no winning back some people, though. Just ask Hank Bishop?once the most popular player in baseball before he was banned for using steroids. Now he is making his comeback. And an unlikely friendship slowly develops between this man in need of a family and this boy in need of a father. Mike Lupica, king of the sports novel, delivers his most powerful and kid-friendly to date.