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Ben Redd has football in his blood. With his two older all-star brothers and their NFL dad being football royalty, it was only natural that sixth-grade quarterback Ben follow in their footsteps. Gifted with speed and a rocket arm, Ben has his sights set on the NFL. But when his dad receives awful news—that he has an incurable disease called ALS, the whole family is turned upside down. Now Ben’s mom is determined to get Ben to quit football for good.
Jalen DeLuca loves baseball. But he’s more than just a fan and a talented player; Jalen is a baseball genius. He can analyze and predict almost exactly what a pitcher is going to do with his next pitch. His unique ability helped him save the career of the Yankees’s star baseman, James “JY” Yager, by signaling the pitches from the stands.
With Benji and Jaden’s help, Josh is hoping to hit it out of the park and save his family, because if he strikes out, he just may lose everything.
It’s always been just Ryder and his mom—ever since Ryder can remember. And they make a strong pair, relying on each other through thick and thin. But one day, on the way home from Ryder’s baseball team practice, everything changes.
If Danny can’t pass his class, he won’t be eligible to play in the big championship game that could unlock his future. While his resentment rises against the one person willing to help him win off the field, the pressure to succeed begins to weigh heavily on Danny’s shoulders.
Cory and his best friend, Liam, have always loved football. Even though they live in a rough neighborhood, where opportunities don’t come very often, their passion for the game has carried them through. So when Liam is offered a scholarship to HBS, an elite private school, to play football, Cory couldn’t be happier for him.