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Jim Morris - The Rookie

Jim Morris - whose story is featured in "The Rookie," starring Dennis Quaid - actually experienced a real-life fairy tale.  At the age of thirty-five, he became a left-handed pitcher for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. 

Fulfilling a lifelong dream - to be a Major League Baseball player - Morris is now a motivational speaker.  In this clip, excerpted from a 2004 speech to the NACE, he tells us how he made it to the MLB. 

Move the clip forward - to 1:29 - to begin the story of his life.

 


Media Credits

Clip from a 2004 speech to the National Autobody Congress and Exposition - online, courtesy NACE.

 

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