About Jim Traber
Born in Columbus, Ohio, Jim Traber is a former American baseball player.
In the Nippon Professional Baseball match, Jim Traber played for the Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball and Kintetsu Buffaloes. Jim Traber plays as the first baseman in all his games.
Jim Traber began his career as a rookie with eight homers and 22 run drives in his first 17 matches. He drove his team Baltimore Orioles, to one of the top teams in the AL East Lead. Jim Traber played as a bold left-handed swinging first baseman.
Jim Traber's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Jim Traber's net worth?
Jim Traber's net worth is estimated to be approximately $5 million.
How much does Jim Traber earn per year?
While playing for the Baltimore Orioles until 1989, this baseball player is known to have earned $100,000. However, his current average annual income is unknown in the public database.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Jim Traber?
Jim Traber stands at the height of 6 ft (182 cm).
How old is Jim Traber?
Born on December 26, 1961, Jim Traber is 60 years old as of 2021.
Childhood And Education
Joseph James Traber was born in Columbus, Ohio, to parents Peter Traber and Florence Garfall. He has a sister named Lawrence, a lawyer and a judge, and a brother Peter, a doctor. The Traber children were raised in Columbia, Maryland.
Jim Traber completed his high school education at Wilde Lake High School. Jim Traber excelled at football, basketball, and tennis at his school. He was also an active member of the school theater and the choir group. Jim Traber then enrolled at Oklahoma State University. He appeared twice in the college world series while competing for his sports scholarship at college.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Jim Traber's partner?
Jim Traber is married to Julie Traber. The couple has five children, namely Beau Traber, Courtney Traber, Chelsea Traber, Trabes Traber, and Katelyn Traber.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
In the 1982 Major League Baseball season or the MLB, Jim Traber was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was nicknamed 'The Whammer' while playing for the Orioles.
This baseball player played for the Baltimore Orioles from 1984-1989 in the MLB. During this time, Jim Traber scored his career-high when he made six home runs, 17 batting runs, and scored .340 in his first 13 matches. After the high-scoring match, Jim Traber's activity in the field was limited to being a reserved first baseman, pinch-hitter, and a designated hitter, due to the delayed retirement of Eddie Murray, the veteran baseman.
As the MLB ended, we saw Jim Traber moving to Kintetsu Buffaloes in Japan, where he played for a year until 1991. Leaving Kintetsu Buffaloes, he played for Monterrey in the Mexican League for one season in 1993.
This baseball player moved to sports talk after that. He covered the Arizona Diamondbacks' victory at the 2001 World Series as a color analyst for Fox Sports. He went on to be a part-time color analyst at the radio broadcast of the 2001 world series alongside the infamous Greg Schulte.
Jim Traber currently hosts the WWLS-FM radio station shows 'The Afternoon Sports Beat' and 'Total Dominance Hour.' He also hosts 'The Julie & Jim Traber' podcast alongside his wide Julie Traber.
What awards has Jim Traber won?
During his teen years, Jim Traber earned the Howard County All-Star honor. In 1979, the baseball player won the Evening Sun Athlete of the year award and the Scholar-Athlete Award. As a host, Jim Traber was awarded the World Series Ring in 2001.
Other Interesting Jim Traber Facts And Trivia
- Jim Traber's manager during his Orioles days was Earl Weaver. This was when he did not get to play in the outfield match.
- Jim Traber wore the number 28 during his four seasons with the Orioles.
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