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The Des Moines Majestyks are deep in the cellarso deep that it seems nothing short of divine intervention could even get them up to the ground floor They do have one star Juan Tanamera Bueno Aires an ex basketball phenom who performs miracles at the plate and magic in the field Unfortunately team owner Holden Canfield who’s struck it rich with an Internet start up spent the entire team budget on acuiring Bueno leaving the rest of the roster painfully devoid of talentManager Zuke Johansen has just about given up hope when an unexpected thing happens A scout introduces him to Marvin Kowalski A straight A student valedictorian of his high scho.
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His inevitable base Faced with the prospect of leading his team to one of the worst season records since the game was played without gloves Zuke is desperate enough to wonder if Marvin's strange talent might just lift his Majestyks out of the cellar The Kid Who Batted 1000 is one of those rare sports novels that will appeal to fervent fans as well as those still trying to figure out the infield fly rule Generously sprinkling his story with some of the best loved one liners in the game Troon McAllister delivers a darkly funny behind the scenes look at our national pastime cementing his place as a major league humorist From the Hardcover editio.
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Ol class and on his way to MIT Marvin knows little about the rules of the game and his pencil thin physiue would get him laughed off a big league diamond But Marvin has one brilliant skill The ultimate one tool player he has such a good eye that he can tell what kind of pitch is coming almost before it leaves the pitcher's hand And even though he's not much of a hitter his reflexes and coordination are incredibly fast– so fast in fact that nobody can strike him out as Zuke Johansen uickly sees Marvin may not be Babe Ruth but he has found a way to exhaust– and utterly enrage– opposing pitchers driving them to distraction before he takes.