Chip Hilton's planned pleasant summer at home in Valley Falls is interrupted when State is selected to represent the United States in a college baseball series with two of Japan's finest teams. Chip and his teammates are thrilled by the opportunity. A trip filled with excitement and adventure, Chip experiences one of the greatest rewards of his young life when he undertakes to help a Japanese college student improve his pitching skill. Tamio Saito's greatest desire is to pitch for his alma mater's baseball team. How Chip wins the championship for his team with an almost unbelievable no-hitter pitching performance will thrill every baseball fan.