When Seth Barham meets Jimmy Winter playing baseball with his father one January afternoon, neither boy expects a friendship to grow from their chance encounter. Soon, however, Seth and Jimmy are inseparable and baseball is the glue that holds their friendship together. They both live and breathe baseball. While Seth struggles to be good enough to make the varsity team, Jimmy, a natural, looks like he's on his way to becoming a major league star. Even as Jimmy shines on the diamond, there is a dark secret that is jeopardizing his future. Can Seth help Jimmy confront his problems, or will he watch Jimmy throw away his future and possibly his life? Award-winning author Carl Deuker is a nationwide favorite of parents and teenagers alike. Narrator Greg Longenhagen's compelling reading fully captures Deuker's skillful blend of gritty baseball action and heart-wrenching realities of growing up.