Jim Kaat Speaker Profile
Former Pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
Jim Kaat Biography
Jim Kaat was born November 7, 1938 in Zeeland, Michigan,nicknamed "Kitty", is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball forthe Washington Senators (I)/Minnesota Twins (1959-1973), Chicago White Sox(1973-1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976-1979), New York Yankees (1979-1980),and St. Louis Cardinals (1980-1983).
After a brief stint as a pitching coach for the CincinnatiReds under Pete Rose, he then became a sportscaster for MSG Network and the YESNetwork for the next 22 years. Following a brief retirement in 2006, Jim Kaatwas back in the broadcast booth calling Pool D for the 2009 World BaseballClassic in Puerto Rico, called games for NESN in 2009 (as a replacement forJerry Remy), and is currently under contract with the MLB Network through the 2010season.
He continues to write a weekly Kaat's Korner blog for theYES Network and his own baseball blog for his website at JimKaat.com. He haswritten a best-selling book, Still Pitching, and has started a sportsmanagement company, Southpaw Enterprises, Inc., solely representing pitchers.
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Videos of Jim Kaat Speaking
Recent Jim Kaat Blogs
Posted on 10 January 2017 | 2:00 pm
MLB Network analyst Jim Kaat has been scheduled to appear as the speaker for the 27th Annual Springfield Sports Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremonies that are happening on April 5th. The event begins at 7 p.m. and tickets cost $50, which can only be purchased by calling the venue. It is anticipated to be one of the great functions happening in the area this spring, so be sure to...[Read More]
Posted on 19 June 2015 | 4:35 pm
Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and current sports sportscaster Jim Kaat spoke at the Stratton Mountain School graduation on June 13 at the Burtscher Field House on the SMS campus in Vermont. The ceremony began on Saturday at 10:30 in the morning, and Kaat’s speech was very inspiring to all of the newest graduates of the institution. The main point that he left with his audience was...[Read More]
Posted on 24 September 2014 | 8:34 pm
Former Major League Baseball player and sportscaster Jim Kaat served as the keynote speaker for the Vermont Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament and Banquet on September 3, 2014. The tournament was not held simply to crown a champion on the golf course, but to honor the service of 33 Vermont Wounded Warriors and veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. After his remarks Kaat stuck around...[Read More]
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