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Jim Morris (The Rookie)

Inspiration for the Film The Rookie
  • Former high school teacher turned famous MLB pitcher
  • Inspiration for “The Rookie,” voted by Sports Illustrated as one of the greatest baseball films ever made
  • Uses his Cinderella story to inspire and empower audiences to chase their dreams
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Inspiration & MotivationPeak Performance

Imagine having a regular guy like Tom Hanks over to your house for a cup of coffee and you'll have a good idea of what to expect from this dynamic speaker and storyteller. Jim draws lessons from his own life experience to inspire others to become mentors and leaders in their own lives and to chase their dreams. His rare quality of being a great entertainer and his sincere personality makes him a compelling speaker to audiences of all types. Audiences are also charmed by his sense of humor and comedic timing as well. On a regular basis, customers will comment, "Jim is the best speaker that we've ever had," or ask "how are we going to top this next year?" Jim has participated in such prestigious speaking events as The Million Dollar Round Table, numerous other speaker showcases, and he is also theauthor of "The Rookie."

Jim is particularly good at weaving the needs of his customers into his presentation.
He receives standing ovations from audiences wherever he goes. Despite his enormous success as a speaker, he has remained genuine and developed a reputation of integrity. He is an approachable guy who makes sure everyone desiring an autograph or photo gets their chance and enjoys listening to their own story. A schoolteacher by trade, Jim is a loveable storyteller who captivates and inspires others to step up and change their lives. His Cinderella story serves as testimony to the power of dreams and their ability to inspire and transform human life. Jim's meteoric rise from 35 year old high school teacher to flame throwing major league pitcher in 3 months made cinematic history with the release of "The Rookie" starring Dennis Quaid. This heartwarming and unforgettable Disney blockbuster about chasing your dreams and keeping your promises won the ESPY for Sports Film of the Year. Sports Illustrated also voted it one of the five greatest baseball films ever made. Let it be said that Jim Morris the speaker is more entertaining than the legendary film about his life.

Since 2002, people around the world have experienced the inspirational and motivational life story of Jim Morris. “The Rookie” will impress your group large or small, and keep them talking about their experience for years to come.

 

 

 

 Imagine having a regular guy like Tom Hanks over to your house for a cup of coffee
and you'll have a good idea of what to expect from this dynamic speaker and
storyteller. Jim draws lessons from his own life experience to inspire others to
become mentors and leaders in their own lives and to chase their dreams. His rare
quality of being a great entertainer and his sincere personality makes him a
compelling speaker to audiences of all types. Audiences are also charmed by his
sense of humor and comedic timing as well. On a regular basis, customers will
comment, "Jim is the best speaker that we've ever had," or ask "how are we going to
top this next year?" Jim has participated in such prestigious speaking events as The
Million Dollar Round Table, numerous other speaker showcases, and he is also the
author of "The Rookie."
Jim is particularly good at weaving the needs of his customers into his presentation.
He receives standing ovations from audiences wherever he goes. Despite his
enormous success as a speaker, he has remained genuine and developed a
reputation of integrity. He is an approachable guy who makes sure everyone desiring
an autograph or photo gets their chance and enjoys listening to their own story.
A schoolteacher by trade, Jim is a loveable storyteller who captivates and inspires
others to step up and change their lives. His Cinderella story serves as testimony to
the power of dreams and their ability to inspire and transform human life. Jim's
meteoric rise from 35 year old high school teacher to flame throwing major league
pitcher in 3 months made cinematic history with the release of "The Rookie"
starring Dennis Quaid. This heartwarming and unforgettable Disney blockbuster
about chasing your dreams and keeping your promises won the ESPY for Sports Film
of the Year. Sports Illustrated also voted it one of the five greatest baseball films
ever made. Let it be said that Jim Morris the speaker is more entertaining than the
legendary film about his life.
Since 2002, people around the world have experienced the inspirational and
motivational life story of Jim Morris. “The Rookie” will impress your group large or
small, and keep them talking about their experience for years to come.

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Location/Travels from: CA
FEES
Local
Under $10,000*
US East
$10,001 - $20,000*
US West
$10,001 - $20,000*
Europe
$20,001 - $35,000*
Asia
$20,001 - $35,000*

* This specific fee falls within this range. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice.
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