Jim Abbott Speaker Profile
Jim Abbott Biography
Jim Abbott was born September 19, 1967 and is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, who played despite having been born without a right hand. He played for the California Angels, the New York Yankees, the Chicago White Sox, and the Milwaukee Brewers, from 1989 to 1999.
He graduated from Flint Central High School and grew up in the East Village area of Flint, Michigan. While with the University of Michigan, Abbott won the James E. Sullivan Award as the nation's best amateur athlete in 1987 and won a gold medal in the demonstration event at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He was drafted in the first round of the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft and reached the Majors the next year. He threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians in 1993. Abbott retired with a career record of 87 wins and 108 losses, with a 4.25 earned run average.
He currently works as a motivational speaker. Abbott also appeared in the Boy Meets World episode Class Preunion.
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Videos of Jim Abbott Speaking
Recent Jim Abbott Blogs
College Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Abbott Named Keynote Speaker for the U-M Athletic Department’s Student-Athlete Graduation
Posted on 3 May 2016 | 4:41 pm
College Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Abbott as the keynote speaker for the University of Michigan Athletic Department’s Student-Athlete Graduation Celebration that took place on Aprli 29 inside the Crisler Center. The event was closed to the public, however it was live streamed on MGoBlue.com for no cost. At the graduation ceremony itself there were Read More
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 2:02 pm
Former MLB star Jim Abbott traveled to Flint, MI to promote childhood literacy on March 19, where he took the time to read to the kids on site and worked with the United Way of Genesee County to make this special event successful. Abbott traveled all around the town, which happens to also be his Read More
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