From Our Editors
In a squeeze play, Jason is moved to his Little League's not-yet formed expansion team of rejected players. Jason has found a sponsor and a couple of good key players, and the school custodian, Mack Henry, has agreed to be their coach. Soon Jason wonders if the baseball-wise Mr. Henry could be the former great pitcher Buck McHenry.
From the Publisher
"Daydreamer Jason, 11, has just been [dropped] from his Little League team. Seeking solace at the baseball-card shop, he makes a startling hypothesis: 'Buck McHenry,' star pitcher [of the Negro Leagues], could be school custodian Mack Henry. Mr. Henry's identity, in doubt through much of the book, provides a mystery, a bittersweet re...