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The Natural Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

The Knights are glum because of their losing streak. Fights break out in the locker room, and Roy is subjected to endless practical jokes, such as someone absconding with his beloved bat, which, as a child, he carved from a tree struck by lightning. Before long Roy gets his chance at bat and proves to Pop, Red and the team that he is truly a natural at the game of baseball. Fascinated and impressed by the hand-carved bat, they even suspect the almost magical way in which it works for Roy, so they decide to weigh and measure it. Pop becomes increasingly optimistic over the potential of the Knights, and practices are more energetic. However, Doc Knobb, whom Roy refers to as a shyster quack, regularly visits the team in order to calm them and ostensibly make them winners. Roy dismisses himself from one of Knobb's sessions...

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