Jim Thome Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jim Thome Bio, Wiki

Jim Thome is an American former professional baseball corner infielder and designated hitter working for MLB Network, serving as a studio analyst. He has been working with this station since 2013.

Jim Thome Age

Thome is 53 years old as of 2023. He was born James Howard Thome in Peoria, Illinois, in the United States on the 27th of August 1970.

Jim Thome Height

Howard stands approximately 6 feet 2 inches (1. 88) and weighs around 98 kg.

Jim Thome Education

For his education, Jim enrolled and graduated from Limestone Community High School in Bartonville, IL.

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Jim Thome Career

Thome working for MLB Network, serving as a studio analyst appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight. His role with MLB Network is in addition to his position with the Chicago White Sox as a special assistant to senior vice president and general manager Rick Hahn, which he commenced in 2013.

A 2018 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, five-time All-Star, and 22-year Major League third baseman, first baseman, and designated hitter, Jim accumulated 2,328 hits, 612 home runs, and 1,699 RBI throughout his profession. The sportscaster played for Philadelphia Phillies (2003-2005, 2012), Chicago White Sox (2006-2009), the Cleveland Indians (1991-2002, 2011), Los Angeles Dodgers (2009), Minnesota Twins (2010-2011) and Baltimore Orioles (2012). On his first ballot, he was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Recognized for his home run prowess, James’ 368 home runs in 2000-2009 were the second-most among Major League players, behind only Alex Rodriguez. He hit at least forty home runs in 6 different seasons and notched his 600th, 500th, 400th, and 300th career home runs each with a different team (Indians, White Sox, Phillies, and Twins).

James owns the Indians’ franchise history for home runs with 337, and as part of the Phillies, he tied Alex Rodriguez in 2003 for the Major League lead in home runs with 47. He also hit his 500th home run in his 6,809th career at-bat as part of the White Sox, making him the 4th-fastest to reach that mark at the time (Mark McGwire, Harmon Killebrew, Babe Ruth,) and the only player to join the 500 home run club with a walk-off home run. James was the 8th player in Major League record to join the 600-home run club while a member of the Twins. He achieved that final home run milestone in his 8,167th career at-bat, making him the second-fastest, behind only Ruth.

A 1996 Silver Slugger Award champion at third base, Jim was a 4-time American League All-Star (1997-1999 and 2006) and in 2004 was a National League All-Star. He is part of both the Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame and the Indians Hall of Fame. James also is the beneficiary of the 2002 Roberto Clemente Award for his community service and philanthropic efforts, the 2004 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award, the 2004 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, and the 2006 Comeback Player of the Year Award.

Jim Thome’s Net Worth

In Jim’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $ 5 Million and $ 8 million.

Jim Thome Salary

Jim acquires annual earnings that range between $ 215, 255, and $ 325, 185.

Jim Thome’s Parents and Siblings

Thome was born and raised to parents in Peoria, Illinois, the United States. He is the youngest of five siblings. His two older brothers, Chuck III and Randy, played baseball at Limestone High School. Besides this, James has not revealed any further details about his parents and siblings.

Jim Thome Wife

Thome is married to Andrea Thome. The duo has been together a while now and they are proud parents of two children namely Lila Grace and Landon.

Jim Thome MLB Network

Thome works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Yonder Alonso
  2. Greg Amsinger
  3. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  4. A.J. Andrews
  5. Alex Avila
  6. Ron Darling
  7. Ryan Dempster
  8. Mark DeRosa
  9. Robert Flores
  10. Cliff Floyd
  11. Peter Gammons
  12. Lauren Gardner
  13. Jon Heyman
  14. Brian Kenny
  15. Al Leiter
  16. Mike Lowell
  17. Keiana Martin
  18. Pedro Martinez
  19. Cameron Maybin
  20. Kevin Millar
  21. Jon Morosi
  22. Kelly Nash
  23. Melanie Newman
  24. Dan O’Dowd
  25. Jake Peavy
  26. Hunter Pence
  27. Carlos Peña
  28. Bo Porter
  29. Albert Pujols
  30. Harold Reynolds
  31. Bill Ripken
  32. Alanna Rizzo
  33. Christopher Russo
  34. Siera Santos
  35. Xavier Scruggs
  36. Lauren Shehadi
  37. Matt Vasgersian
  38. Adnan Virk
  39. Tom Verducci
  40. Chris Young
  41. Jayson Stark
  42. Dan Plesac
  43. Matt Yallof
  44. Bob Costas
  45. Joel Sherman

Jim Thome Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Thome is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 249.6K Followers 111K followers on his Facebook page, and 96K followers, on his Instagram account