Jim Deshaies Bio, MLB, Chicago Cubs, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Net Worth

Jim Deshaies
Jim Deshaies

Jim Deshaies Biography

Jim Deshaies is an American journalist and former Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for six teams over the course of 12 big league seasons. Currently, he is a color commentator for broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games.

For his MLB debut, he played for the New York Yankees on August 7, 1984. He has also made some records in his career. On September 23, 1986, in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, he set a Major League record by striking out the first eight batters of the game.

In 1992, he joined the San Diego Padres and later played for the Minnesota Twins, San Giants, and Philadelphia Phillies. On July 31, 1995, he retired following his release by the Phillies.

Jim Deshaies Broadcasting Career

Deshaies was a commentator for Astro’s TV broadcasts from 1997 to 2012. He gained respect as an analyst and enjoyed very high popularity with Astros fans during his tenure. Later on, he moved to the Chicago Cub’s TV broadcast for the 2013 to 2016 seasons.

The Cubs announced extensions for both Deshaies and play-by-play man Len Kasper through 2019. This was from January 10, 2017. Currently, he working as a color commentator for the Chicago Cubs.

Jim Deshaies Age

How old is Deshaies? Deshaies is 61 years old as of 2021. He was born James Joseph Deshaies on June 23, 1960, in Massena, New York, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on June 23 every year and his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Jim Deshaies Height

Deshaies stands at an average height of 6 feet 4 inches and is of moderate weight weighing 100 kg equivalent to 220 lbs. In addition, he has brown hair and black eyes.

Jim Deshaies Family

Deshaies was born to a supportive family in Massena, New York, the United States of America. Unfortunately, our effort to find out more about his parents and siblings came to no avail as no such information is available.

Jim Deshaies Wife | Daughters

Deshaies is a married man who is happily married to Lori Deshaies. They currently reside in Huston and are proud parents of three daughters, Kelly Deshaies, Molly Deshaies, and Libby Deshaies.

Jim Deshaies Net Worth

Deshaies has an estimated net worth of $1.2 Million as of 2022. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist.