Two sports stars are turning a new page in their retirement. Tim Green has penned his 19th book for middle schoolers with the help of legendary New York Yankee Derek Jeter.

“Baseball Genius,” is a young adult novel that tells the story of Jalen, named after Jeter’s nephew, who is an average kid with extraordinary talent. Like many of Tim’s books this is more than just a sports story, it shines light on elements of perseverance, kindness, and overcoming challenges. The book also sends a very important message with a tough female character who represents the strong women in his life.

“Baseballl Genius” is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more about the book or any of the books Tim has written, visit