Reuven Malter gets hit in the eye with a basbell hit by Danny Suanders.
Reuven ended up in the hospital due to getting hit in the eye in the baseball game. He makes friends with Billy, and little blind boy, and Mr. Savo, a boxer. While he's in the hospital, Danny comes to visit him and they become friends.
Danny takes Reuven to meet his father and found himself in the middle of one of Danny's and Reb Saunders "contests". Reb asks Reuven to find one of his mistakes and when he found it, Reb approved of Reuven being Danny's friend