Morris became one of the oldest rookies to ever play MLB in 1999. At the age of 35, he signed with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays where he played for tw The Rookie(2002): His biographical movie titled 'The Rookie' was released in 2002, the movie was directed by John Lee Hancock starred Dennis Quaid as Jim Morris. From teacher and coach to major league baseball player, Jim “The Rookie” Morris' incredible life journey is a testimony to the power of dreams and goals. Rachel Griffiths, Jay Hernandez, Beth Grant, Angus T. Jones, Brian Cox played in the main roles.

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