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|Memo Paris||Memo Paris is the beautiful redhead Roy spends the entire novel lusting after. Read More|
|Pop Fisher||Pop Fisher is the coach of the Knights, desperate to win a pennant before ending his baseball career. Read More|
|Iris Lemon||Iris Lemon is the beautiful dark-haired woman who supports Roy during his slump and helps him regain his confidence. Read More|
|Bump Baily||Bump Baily is the Knights' star player until Roy arrives and Bump dies trying to compete with him.|
|Judge Banner||Judge Goodwill Banner is a crooked judge who fixes baseball games for his own profit.|
|Harriet Bird||Harriet Bird is the insane woman who shoots Roy at the opening of the novel.|
|Red Blow||Red Blow is one of the Knights' coaches who takes Roy under his wing when he joins the team and warns him about the dangers of the world (including Memo).|
|Doc Knobb||Doc Knobb is the hypnotist whose session outrages Roy.|
|Lola||Lola is the fortune-teller who predicts Roy will fall in love with a dark-haired woman.|
|Max Mercy||Max Mercy is a sports journalist determined to uncover the secrets of Roy's past.|
|Gus Sands||Gus Sands, the "ultimate bookie," is Roy's archenemy as competition for Memo's affection.|
|Sam Simpson||Sam Simpson is the drunk scout who discovers Roy's talent when he is a teenager. He dies when Roy is trying to strike out the Whammer.|
|Dutch Vogelman||Dutch Vogelman is the pitcher who deals the first two strikes in the final pennant game against Roy before passing out from fear.|
|The Whammer||The Whammer is a famous baseball player modeled after Babe Ruth. On a bet, a teenaged Roy strikes him out.|
|Youngberry||Youngberry is the youthful Pirates pitcher who strikes Roy out in the final game.|
|Otto P. Zipp||Otto P. Zipp is the dwarf who served as mascot when Bump was around, but spends his time heckling Roy after Bump's death.|