Friday, April 23, 2010
A Conversation with Jim Eisenreich
Jim: I went to St Cloud State University in St. Cloud Minnesota.
How many years have yo played pro ball?
Jim: I've played for 19 years, 15 years in the Major Leagues with the Twins, Royals, Phillies, Marlins and Dodgers. (Note: Eisenriech batted over .600 against the Dodgers in his career as a player.)
Do you have any hobbies besides playing baseball?
Jim: I like to hunt and fish and play a little golf.
How many children do you have?
Jim: My wife Leann and I have 4 children and we live in Kansas City Missouri.
Do you miss anything about Philadelphia?
Jim: I miss the fans. It was a great place for me to play.
Jim: My faith remains the same (Roman Catholic). I've had the privilege, given by the Lord to continue playing for his purpose. I do attend Mass during the season whenever I can.