Unfortunately, his first job post-baseball won’t be with the Indians. Big Jim has taken a position of Special Assistant of White Sox General Manager, Rick Hahn.
“I don’t think I could ask for a better situation than being in Chicago and with the White Sox,” Thome said.
Well, I don’t know about you, but ow.
He has his reasons, obviously, but from a purely romanticized point of view, it would’ve nice to see him working for the franchise that made him one of the most feared power guys of his era.
I guess the statue will have to suffice.