The Natural - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

Roy Hobb is reunited with baseball fifteen years after he is shot. Pop Fisher is the coach of The Brooklyn (New York City) Knights, Red Blow is the team trainer, and both men are dejected with the status of the team, which has been on a losing streak for as far back as they can remember. Pop does not have high hopes for his team, or for his future as their manager.

Enter Roy Hobbs, who carries with him a contract signed by a man known as The Judge. He announces to Pop that he is the new left fielder, and dodges questions about his past, preferring to convince Pop that he is a talented baseball player and should begin to help the team. Bump Bailey, right fielder for the Knights, is always up to practical locker room jokes but does little to help the team win...

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