Who Really Hits The Homers In The Kid Who Only Hit Homers? The…

Is The Kid Who Only Hit Homers a fable about the value of teamwork? Or is it a tale of using magic to get ahead, in which Babe Ruth is to Sylvester Coddmyer III as the devil is to Robert Johnson? The book, Matt Christopher's 1972 chef d'oeuvre, introduced the world to young Sylvester Coddmyer III, the kid who only… » 8/29/12 3:00pm 8/29/12 3:00pm

Why Did We Like Matt Christopher So Much? Introducing The Rebooted…

Sports has never been about, well, sports—at least not in fiction. Athleticism is moral worth. A slump is karma. Winning, losing: just metaphors. If the score's the only thing that matters, you might as well watch a real game. » 8/27/12 4:00pm 8/27/12 4:00pm