Jack Cooper never imagined a friend like Ed. Up from the farm with ashot as a pitcher on a minor league baseball team, Jack finds hiscurveball and his career in deep trouble when more than the cows in hisbarnyard watch him wind up. In a word, he chokes. Cooper's dubious luckbrings him an amazing roommate: the new third baseman named Ed--whohappens to be a full grown chimpanzee. In ways he could never expect,Cooper's life and career turn completely around when Ed helps him toopen his eyes and his heart to the game and the ones he loves.