Jim Thome Newsbeat
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
ASSISTANT TO THE GM
ASSISTANT TO THE GM THOME
Jim Thome wanted to keep playing at age 42, but no major-league offers came in and now the future Hall of Famer has joined the White Sox’s front office as a special assistant to general manager Rick Hahn.
Thome, who played for the White Sox from 2006-2009, will have a role working with both major leaguers and minor leaguers.
"I don’t think I could ask for a better situation than being in Chicago
...said the man with a statue in Cleveland.
(h/t to Hang down your head, Tom Foley for pointing this news item out)
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