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

by Joel Engel and Jim Morris

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/03/2002

  $37.50
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.
ISBN:
9780446678377
9780446678377
Category:
Sports & outdoor recreation
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-03-2002
Language:
English
Publisher:
Little, Brown & Company
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
276
Dimensions (mm):
197x133x18mm
Weight:
0.2kg

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