The Year My Mom Won the Pennant is about a boy named Nick and his baseball team. The Thunderballs are without a coach but Nick bribes his mom into coaching. Nick starts realizing that people doubt that his mom can coach. Nick and his team are very big rivals with the Tornado’s and have to play them four times. The Thunderball’s record ended up 3-1 against them. If you like baseball you have to read this book.