- Author: Zane Grey
- Copyright: Public domain
- Published in: 1911
- Word count: 54,187 words (≈ about 4 hours)
High school senior Ken Ward is on top of the world--he's popular, a somebody. But as a freshman at Wayne University, Ken quickly discovers he's a nobody who's treated like dirt by upperclassmen. When Ken can't stand the harassment anymore, he bursts out of his gloom by slugging a sophomore bully--who turns out to be captain of the varsity baseball team.