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Jim Adduci

Director of Elite Baseball, Hitting Instructor
Phone: 630-324-8226

Jim Adduci serves as the Director of Elite Baseball for the Bulls/ Sox Academy and is in charge of developing the Elite Travel Team Players Baseball Skills Sessions and Travel Teams. Jim has been with the Academy for 17 years and previously executed the White Sox Summer Camp program and also created the White Sox Hitting & Pitching Club program to give youth player’s off-season training in their own communities Jim is a former left-handed hitting outfielder and first baseman that played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies. In 1977, Jim was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the MLB amateur draft. However, Jim chose to continue to his education and play ball at Southern Illinois University. In 1980, Jim was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 7th round of the amateur draft and signed to play in the minor league system for Cardinals. Jim made his major league debut on September 12, 1983 with the Cardinals at age 24. Jim also played in the Japanese Major Leagues in 1987 and his professional playing career lasted from 1980-1990. Jim’s son, Jim Adduci, previously played for the Texas Rangers