The rookie

Advising his wife of the dress code in the majors, Jim finds his sports coat, a The rookie and his St. Jim impresses many of the coaches in warm-ups with his fastball, and late in the game, with Tampa Bay losing badly, Jim is called into the game to pitch to Royce Clayton and end the inning.

Jim ends up striking out Clayton on three The rookie fastballs. Jim gets inspired again when he watches a Little League game one night, remembering the same love for baseball he had as a kid.

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The lead scout tells Jim that he could be signed to a minor-league deal. His family, high school players and many townspeople go to the game. Furthermore, the team urges him to throw his fastball in batting practice, which immensely improves their hitting.

There it is revealed that Jim may still have his fastball, and it is soon displayed to the rest of the team.

Thus, he was unable to play baseball in high school. Jim then meets with his family and all the townspeople who had come to the game, applauding Jim on his amazing success story. Plot[ edit ] The film tells the story of Jim Morristhe son of a career Navy man, who moves the family from Hollywood, Florida to Big Lake, Texasin order to maintain job security.

Concerned for his family due to mounting bills the pay in the minor leagues being low Jim decides to give it up and come home.

But his wife Lorri talks him out of it, not wanting Jim to give up again. After the game, Jim gets interviewed by the press. Jim thanks him and gives him the ball with which he had gotten the strikeout, and the two finally repair their relationship.

The Owls believe that Jim could possibly pitch in the major leagues and offer him a deal: One day after practice, the team catcher offers to play catch with Jim.

If the Owls can win district and make the state playoffs, Jim will try out again, which Jim accepts. In September, Jim is told that the Major League club has called him up, and that they will be playing in Texas against the Rangers. After his tryout, the professional scouts discover his ability to repeatedly throw a baseball at 98 miles per hour.

Rita necklace hanging in his locker. During the interview, Jim notices his father had also come to the game. His team, the Big Lake Owls, is very unsuccessful with many of his players skilled, but unmotivated, especially with very little community support.

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Years later inJim, married with three children, is a high school science teacher, as well as head baseball coach. It is then mentioned that Jim would go on to pitch in the majors for two seasons before retiring and returning to teaching in Texas.Watch the official The Rookie online at Get exclusive videos, blogs, photos, cast bios, free episodes.

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