The Rookie

Sweet and languid, this film tells the true story of high-school baseball coach Jimmy Morris and his life-long love of the game. We first meet Jimmy when he's a determined young boy (Trevor Morgan) with one helluva fastball, hoping to stay in one town long enough to finish a season while his distant father (Brian Cox), a career military man, is frequently...read more

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The Rookie HBO

Fact-based tale about Jim Morris, a high-school teacher and coach who makes it to the Major Leagues as a 35-year-old relief pitcher. A pitching phenom in his youth, Morris is convinced by the kids on his team to give the big leagues one more shot. Soon he (more…)

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: G
  • Review: Sweet and languid, this film tells the true story of high-school baseball coach Jimmy Morris and his life-long love of the game. We first meet Jimmy when he's a determined young boy (Trevor Morgan) with one helluva fastball, hoping to stay in one town long… (more)

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