The Road to the Majors is a baseball book about Jimmy Hanks, a kid who struggles on his road to the Major Leagues. "e;I can take more punches than you can,"e; is Jimmy's motto. The story spans a ten-year period in his life. The baseball action moves through high school disappointments, college highs, the transition into the Minor Leagues, and finally-the Majors. Jimmy narrates his exciting journey. The Road to the Majors has sold over 150,000 copies nationwide and is considered the fictional youth baseball book.