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The Only Game

Mike Lupica

Can a young baseball star maintain his love of the game after the loss of his brother? Find out in this start to the Home Team series about a small town with high hopes, from New York Times bestselling author and sportswriting legend Mike Lupica. Jack Callahan is the star of his baseball team and sixth grade is supposed to be his year. Undefeated season. Records shattered. Little League World Series. The works. That is, until he up and quits. Jack's best friend Gus can't understand how Jack could leave a game that means more to them than anything else. But Jack is done. It's a year of change. Jack's brother has passed away, and though his family and friends and the whole town of Walton thinks baseball is just the thing he needs to move on, Jack feels it's anything but. In comes Cassie Bennett, star softball player, and the only person who seems to think Jack shouldn't play if he doesn't want to. As Jack and Cassie's friendship deepens, their circle expands to include Teddy, a guy who's been picked on because of his weight. Time spent with these new friends unlocks something within Jack, and with their help and the support of his family and his old friends, Jack discovers sometimes it's more than just the love of the game that keeps us moving-and he might just be able to find his way back to The Only Game.

Can a young baseball star maintain his love of the game after the loss of his brother? Find out in this start to the Home Team series about a small town with high hopes, from New York Times bestselling author and sportswriting legend Mike Lupica. Jack Callahan is the star of his baseball team and sixth grade is supposed to be his year. Undefeated season. Records shattered. Little League World Series. The works. That is, until he up and quits. Jack's best friend Gus can't understand how Jack could leave a game that means more to them than anything else. But Jack is done. It's a year of change. Jack's brother has passed away, and though his family and friends and the whole town of Walton thinks baseball is just the thing he needs to move on, Jack feels it's anything but. In comes Cassie Bennett, star softball player, and the only person who seems to think Jack shouldn't play if he doesn't want to. As Jack and Cassie's friendship deepens, their circle expands to include Teddy, a guy who's been picked on because of his weight. Time spent with these new friends unlocks something within Jack, and with their help and the support of his family and his old friends, Jack discovers sometimes it's more than just the love of the game that keeps us moving-and he might just be able to find his way back to The Only Game.
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Can a young baseball star maintain his love of the game after the loss of his brother? Find out in this start to the Home Team series about a small town with high hopes, from New York Times bestselling author and sportswriting legend Mike Lupica. Jack Callahan is the star of his baseball team and sixth grade is supposed to be his year. Undefeated season. Records shattered. Little League World Series. The works. That is, until he up and quits. Jack's best friend Gus can't understand how Jack could leave a game that means more to them than anything else. But Jack is done. It's a year of change. Jack's brother has passed away, and though his family and friends and the whole town of Walton thinks baseball is just the thing he needs to move on, Jack feels it's anything but. In comes Cassie Bennett, star softball player, and the only person who seems to think Jack shouldn't play if he doesn't want to. As Jack and Cassie's friendship deepens, their circle expands to include Teddy, a guy who's been picked on because of his weight. Time spent with these new friends unlocks something within Jack, and with their help and the support of his family and his old friends, Jack discovers sometimes it's more than just the love of the game that keeps us moving-and he might just be able to find his way back to The Only Game.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Keith Nobbs

Length:

6h 9m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:56


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

18:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:40


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:23


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:18


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:25


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:52


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:01


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

11:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

13:20


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:57


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:40


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

12:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

10:27


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:08


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:44


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:14


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

09:36


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:11


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:09


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

12:01


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:29


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:43


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:52


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:00


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:58


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:10


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:17


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

02:48


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

01:00