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A young high school pitcher named Noel Remle dreamed of playing baseball professionally and it finally happens.A boy dreams of fame on the baseball diamond, but when he finally plays in a professional uniform, his inner struggle with another love preaching makes him hide his achievement from family and church. Why keep it secret? How did he do it?Noel accidentally killed a man who was raping a woman in a darkened alley in Chicago strangely, it happened near Wrigley Field. He stopped the ******, but his index finger was shot off. The murder was covered up when Noel had an automobile accident driving away from the crime scene, but Night-Train Hatch, a dogged police inspector, finds Noel's the finger, promising to find the murderer.Noel struggles with himself, until his charade harms his pitching. Night-Train Hatch struggles with his obsession, but can’t give up the quest to find the man with a missing index finger. Noel pitches for the Cubs, while Night-Train Hatch is closing the dragnet around his murderer. Will the Cubs finally make the World Series? What happens when Hatch meets Noel?
Number of Pages: 236
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Author: Elmer Towns
Street Date: July 28, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-9478
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