He wasn’t born with
the name Maniac Magee. He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but
when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee
became a legend. Even today kids talk about how fast he could run; about how he
hit an inside-the-park “frog” homer; how no knot, no matter how snarled, would
stay that way once he began to untie it. But the thing Maniac Magee is best
known for is what he did for the kids from the East Side and those from the
West Side. Download and start listening now!