"Heat," by: Mike Lupica
1. The narrator is the author Mike Lupica. This book is in 3rd person.
2. The author wants us to feel sad, nervous, and exciting.
3. The author feels lime baseball is a safe haven for kids. He portrays this in the story by mentioning how Michael's dad died and he is living with his brother is making little money, but when he plays baseball he is truly happy.