Sylvester Coddmyer III knows that he owes his suddenly acquired ability to hit a home run every time at bat to his...

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THE KID WHO ONLY HIT HOMERS

Sylvester Coddmyer III knows that he owes his suddenly acquired ability to hit a home run every time at bat to his mysterious coach George Baruth (get it?), but only pesty Snooky Malone (who's read widely in astrology and the occult) suspects that his hitting streak can't last forever. it lasts long enough, however, for Syl to win a trophy as ""best athlete ever"" -- adding a wish-fulfilling climax to the snappy play-by-play story of how Syl compiled that 1.000 batting average.

Pub Date: March 16, 1972

ISBN: 1599531070

Page Count: -

Publisher: Little, Brown

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1972