In Chapter five, Maniac Magee saves a boy from the evil neighbor's house after a couple high school boys thought it would be a funny joke to toss him over the gate of the Finsterwald backyard. Maniac Magee saves him.
Amazing Feat ch. 2
In Chapter four, Jeffrey interrupted a football game. He ran onto the field, book in hand, and he caught the football all with one hand. Then he punted it to the receiver who caught it perfectly.
Amazing Feat ch. 9
In chapter seven, Maniac Magee shows up in a Little League baseball game with an undefeated pitcher. Magee was the first one ever to not get a strike out. He actually hit the ball. After many tries to get Magee out, the pitcher brought back a frog and used it was a ball. Maniac Magee still won.
In chapter two, Maniac Magee ran 200 miles which took him 51 weeks. He did it all with no help or provisions at all. He finally made it to a little town that was racially divided called Two Mills.