The Southpaw Judith Viorst Summary

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In the text, “The Southpaw” by Judith Viorst, Richard cares the most about saving the friendship between him and Janet. Richard tries giving Janet a spot on the team. He also accepts Janet on the team and makes up excuses to try to get Janet on the team. One last thing Richard tries to do is that Richard finally says sorry and yes you can be on the team. The first reason is that, Richard is offering Janet a spot on his baseball team but Janet keeps fighting and says, “I Pitch” as stated on page 4. At first, both Janet and Richard were fighting and giving each other their stuff, but soon Richard gave in and tried to fix it. In other words, Richard helps their friendship more than Janet. Another reason that shows how much Richard wants to
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