Jim Thome hasn’t officially retired from playing yet, but he’s already looking toward his baseball future.
Now a special assistant to Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, Thome told the Sun-Times that he would like to manage one day.
“This is the thing in this job I’m in now — I want to look at what the next phase is for me getting back on the field, competing at a high level,” Thome told the newspaper. “There is a side to me that wants to manage someday and prepare myself for it if that opportunity came calling. I’d want to be ready.”
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