Javier loves playing baseball. He wants to prove to everyone that he's a great pitcher. But his nerves get the best of him. With help from an alien friend, will Javier have the chance to run the bases, or will he be stuck in the dugout? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of baseball, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.