Jim Thome Biography

(Baseball player)

More about the relationship

Jim Thome is a married man. He married Andrea Thome on 7 Nov 1998. Similarly, he has two children, a daughter Lila Grace (b. 2002), and a son Landon (b. 2007).

There is no other information about his wife and children. There are no rumors of divorce between them. As of now, they are living happily together.

Relationship Facts of Jim Thome

  • Jim Thome is married to Andrea Thome.
  • Jim Thome married on November 07, 1998.
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  • He is father of Two (Lila Grace and Landon).
  • Jim Thome is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jim Thome?

Jim Thome is an American former professional baseball player who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball(MLB) from the year 1991 to 2012.

Similarly, he was given the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award in 2001 and 2004 and the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award in the year 2004. He won the American League (AL) Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2006.

Jim Thome: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born on 27th August 1970 in Peoria, Illinois. He is the son of Chuck Thome Jr. and Joyce Thome. Similarly, he has five siblings of which three sisters are Lori Larson, Kari Thome, and Jenny Thome Ellis.

His two brothers are Chuck Thome III and Randy Thome. He learned to play baseball from his father on a tennis court

Likewise, he belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed English and German.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, he attended Limestone Community High School. He achieved all-state honors in basketball and as a baseball shortstop at his high school.

Similarly, he enrolled at Illinois Central College where he continued his baseball and basketball careers.

Jim Thome: Professional Life, Career and Retirement

Jim Thome played for six different teams mostly for Cleveland Indians, during the 1990s and early 2000s. He hit 612 home runs during his career the eighth-most all-time along with 2,328 hits, 1,699 runs batted in (RBIs), and a .276 batting average. In their early career, he played third base before becoming a first baseman.

Similarly, with the Indians, he was part of a core of players that led the franchise to two World Series appearances in three years during the mid-1990s.

He spent over a decade with the Tribe, before leaving via free agency after the 2002 season, to join the Philadelphia Phillies, with whom he spent the following three seasons.

Likewise, after stints with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Minnesota Twins, he made brief returns to Cleveland and Philadelphia, before ending his career with the Baltimore Orioles.

After retiring, Jim Thome accepted an executive position with the White Sox. His strength was power hitting.

As he hit more than 40 home runs and in the year 2003, he led the National League in home runs with 47. Similarly, his career on-base plus slugging (OPS) of .956 is 19th, all-time. In the year 2011, he became only the eighth MLB player to hit 600 home runs.

As of 2017, he is the career leader in walk-off home runs with 13. In the year 2018, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

Awards, Nominations

He won the American League (AL) Comeback Player of the Year Award in the year 2006. Similarly, he was honored with two Marvin Miller Man of the Year Awards and a Lou Gehrig Memorial Award for his community involvement.

Jim Thome: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Jim is around $80 million. He earns a huge amount of money from his baseball career. Similarly, he has an annual salary of $1.25 million. Likewise, he bought a new house in Burr Ridge.

He paid $4.6 million for the seven-bedroom, seven-bath home on two acres, which has a tennis court, theater, paneled library, and seven-car garage.

Likewise, his six-bedroom home in Hinsdale is up for sale for $3.8 million, the same price he paid for it in 2006.

Jim Thome: Rumors and Controversy

There are no big rumors and controversy about Jim. He is successful in maintaining his life free from rumors.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jim Thome has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and their weight is 113 kg. Similarly, his hair color is brown and he has hazel color eyes. There is no information about his other body measurements.

Social Media

Jim is not active on social media. He does not have Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account.

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