Jim Morris went from high school science teacher and coach to Major League Baseball player. His life story made cinematic history with the 2002 release of The Rookie starring Dennis Quaid. Morris pitched two seasons with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, reaching speeds up to 102 mph before he retired to raise his children. Since 2002, Jim has been traveling around the world inspiring audiences to follow their dreams.
In this book, Morris shares more of his incredible life story including the people who helped make him the success he is today: his dream makers. Morris has been honored to receive a Lifetime Achievement award from the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation, and has been involved with BCFS, Arms of Hope, Texas Youth Commission, and other philanthropic efforts. He launched the Jim “The Rookie” Morris Foundation in 2015 to support and serve underprivileged children. Jim and his wife, Shawna, have raised five children and live near San Antonio.
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