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The Hit-Away Kid: A Peach Street Mudders Story


by Matt Christopher Illustrated by George Ulrich

Does winning mean more to Barry than playing fair?

Left-fielder Barry McGee enjoys being the Peach Street Mudders’ hit-away batter. In fact, maybe he likes being a hero too much. He doesn’t mind bending the rules a little to help himself out. But when a pitcher from a rival team finds him out, Barry faces his toughest challenge yet — does he play along with the pitcher’s “deal” or does he play fair.