The Kid Who Only Hit Homers

by Matt Christopher Year Published: Average
Sylvester CoddmyerIII is passionate about baseball, but the problem is, he is a terrible player. He is all butterfingers in the outfield, and as for hitting, he is lucky if his bat ever connects with the ball. Sylvester knows that if he signs up for Little League, he'd just be warming the bench. Suddenly, Mr. George Baruth offers to help coach him, and before Sylvester knows it, he is socking homers over the fence every time at bat. Thanks to Mr. Baruth, Sylvester is the team's most valuable player. but how come nobody else ever sees his mysterious helper?