August 21st, 2013 by You(th)
Submitted by Nicholas, Age 14 from Ohio
“Cheaters never win.” That is the thing I think about when reading this book. Rivals by Tim Green, is a great book for baseball fans, that has you on the edge of your seat the whole time. Josh, a huge kid who is one of the best youth baseball players in the country leads his team, the Syracuse Titans, to one of the most prestigious baseball tournaments in the nation at the Cooperstown Dreams Park in Cooperstown, NY. Cooperstown is basically the baseball capital of the world as the Baseball Hall of Fame is in Cooperstown. Josh goes through a lot of hard things in his journey to Cooperstown. Getting hit by a “bean ball”, and trying to figure out a mystery with this team from Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Comets. Former baseball player Mickey Mullen’s son plays on that team. Mickey Mullen Jr. is one of the best pitchers in the nation, throwing a 75 MPH. fastball! Will Josh be able to lead his team to the Championship? What is the mystery behind the Los Angeles Comets? Will the Comets and the Titans meet up in the Championship? Read Rivals by Tim Green to find out!