Jim Deshaies Cubs, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

Jim Deshaies Bio | Wiki

Jim Deshaies (Full name: James Joseph Deshaies) is an American former professional baseball left-handed starting pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 6 teams. Currently, Jim serves as a color commentator for broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games.

Additionally, Jim is the co-host of the “J.D. and Dave’s Excellent Offseason Adventure” in the offseason. He occasionally serves as an analyst for Fox Major League Baseball.

Jim Deshaies Age

Jim was born on June 23, 1960, in Massena, New York, United States. He is 61 years old.

Jim Deshaies Height

He is quite a tall man and stands at a height of 6 ft 4 in (Approx. 1.93 m).

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Jim Deshaies Family

He was born and raised in Massena, New York to his parents Albert “Herb” and Sheila. Jim was the second of five children. His mother was originally from Ontario, where she had worked as an operator for Bell Canada before getting married. Moreover, Jim’s dad also worked for the phone company. Unfortunately, his mother died in 1986.

Jim Deshaies Wife

Jim is married to his high school sweetheart, Lori. The couple got married in October 1985. Together, Jim and Lori have three daughters, Libby, Molly, and Kelly.

Jim Education

He attended e Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. While there, he played baseball and made it to the Division 2 College World Series twice. In his freshman year they finished third in the nation, while in junior year they were eliminated in two games.

Jim Deshaies Cubs

Jim serves as a color commentator for broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games. He moved to the Chicago Cubs’ TV broadcast for the 2013–16 seasons. On January 10, 2017, the channel announced extensions for both Jim and play-by-play man Len Kasper to 2019. He served as a commentator for Astros’ TV broadcasts from 1997 to 2012, along with Bill Brown.

He acquired respect as an analyst and enjoyed very high popularity with Astros fans during his tenure. Additionally, Jim is the co-host of the “J.D. and Dave’s Excellent Offseason Adventure” in the offseason. He occasionally serves as an analyst for Fox Major League Baseball.

In 2001, Jim ran a tongue-in-cheek campaign urging Baseball Writers’ Association of America voters to elect him to the Hall of Fame. His goal of receiving one vote in the Hall of Fame election was achieved when John Lopez, Houston Chronicle writer voted for him.

Jim Deshaies Salary

He serves as a color commentator for broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games, he, therefore, receives a satisfactory salary. Jim’s average salary is $88,354 per year.

Jim Deshaies Net Worth

He has worked as a journalist for many years. Therefore, there is no doubt he has accumulated decent wealth over the years. The estimated net worth of Jim is $989,557.

Where Is Jim Deshaies Today

Jim serves as a color commentator for broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games. He moved to the Chicago Cubs’ TV broadcast for the 2013–16 seasons.

 Is Jim Deshaies Married

Yes. Jim is married to his wife Lori. The couple got married in October 1985 and have three daughters, Libby, Molly, and Kelly.

Where Is Jim From

Jim was born and raised in Massena, New York. Massena is near the Canadian border,.