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The Story: The Reds and the Cubs are battling for first place in the Rising Stars League. The Reds have got to win today’s game to push ahead. Kyle, the Reds center fielder, wants to win so much that he secretly cheats—just a little—to clinch the game for his team. His teammates go wild with victory, but suddenly Kyle feels uneasy. But what can he do? He can’t turn back now.
The History: Christy Mathewson, one of the first players inducted into the Hall of Fame, was known for his good character. He was so honest that home-plate umpires would ask him to help make calls while he was playing his position in the field.