The Oldest Rookie

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The Oldest Rookie

By Jim Morris; Joel Engel

Little Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316591560, 288pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2001

Jim Morris was a high school physics teacher until becoming a professional ball player at age 35. This is the true story of how he signed on as the major league's oldest rookie pitcher in 40 years and how long-buried dreams can return to redeem a life.