The Rookie

The Rookie

The Incredible True Story of A Man Who Never Gave up on His Dream

Book - 2002
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He Played A Boy's Game. He Lived A Man's Life. As a lonely child, Jim Morris took one thing with him wherever his family moved-his ability to hit and throw a baseball. For Jim, the passion of becoming a major-league ballplayer was his anchor and inspiration...until injuries and life got in the way. A decade after Jim walked away from the minors and began a life of fatherhood and mortgage payments, he made a promise to the hardscrabble high-school team he coached: If they could win their local championship, he would try out again for the big leagues. They did-and he did. Now, in this wondrous, heart-tugging book, Jim Morris tells the story of his remarkable life and his amazing journey to the Big Show at the age of thirty-five...and how he finally fulfilled his childhood dream.
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, [2002]
Edition: Warner Books ed
ISBN: 9780446678377
0446678376
Characteristics: xi, 276 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Engel, Joel 1952-

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