My under-the-wire approach to my academic future was not the result of extreme procrastinationbut of extreme deliberation. I actually started writing my college essays about six months before they were due, but with every draft, I felt increasingly inadequate. I spent the first few months of my senior year of high school complaining about my applications to everyone who would listen.
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. Thus, he was unable to play baseball in high school. He later gets a chance when he is drafted by the Milwaukee Brewersbut he tears up his shoulder, ending his hopes of achieving his lifelong dream.
Years later inJim, married with three children, is a high school science teacher, as well as head baseball coach. His team, the Big Lake Owls, is very unsuccessful with many of his players skilled, but unmotivated, especially with very little community support.
One day after practice, the team catcher offers to play catch with Jim. There it is revealed that Jim may still have his fastball, and it is soon displayed to the rest of the team.
The Owls believe that Jim could possibly pitch in the major leagues and offer him a deal: If the Owls can win district and make the state playoffs, Jim will try out again, which Jim accepts.
Furthermore, the team urges him to throw his fastball in batting practice, which immensely improves their hitting. The Owls end up winning district and after their final win, the team tells Jim that, since they kept up their end of the deal, it is now his turn to do his part.
After his tryout, the professional scouts discover his ability to repeatedly throw a baseball at 98 miles per hour. The lead scout tells Jim that he could be signed to a minor-league deal.
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. Jim gets inspired again when he watches a Little League game one night, remembering the same love for baseball he had as a kid. 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.
Jim calls his family, who in turn informs the town. Advising his wife of the dress code in the majors, Jim finds his sports coat, a necktie and his St.
Rita necklace hanging in his locker. Rita is the saint of impossible dreams. His family, high school players and many townspeople go to the game.65 Proof - Jack Daniels and Other Thriller Stories - Kindle edition by J.A. Konrath, Jack Kilborn. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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