The Baseball Miracle of the Splendid 6 and Towny Townsend is one of the hottest books of the summer and serves as a love letter to the game of baseball. The fascinating book will soon become a movie.
On the surface, our book of the day is filled with fiery hope and optimism. It tells the powerful true story of Max Mangum and his lifelong dream of pitching in the big leagues. Max was born with a gift. His fastball sizzled at 100 miles per hour. He was deadly accurate, and paired his God-given talents with an unmatched passion and love for the game. But with his gift, he was born with a tragic curse.