Bruce Edward Kimm (born June 29, 1951) is an American former professional baseball catcher and manager. He played all or part of four seasons in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox between 1976 until 1980.
Although born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Kimm grew up in Norway, Iowa, and was a star player on the celebrated Norway High School baseball teams, all of which played in state championships during his high school days. He was a three-time all-state player in baseball and selected in the 7th round of the 1969 amateur draft by the White Sox, signing in his senior year of high school. Kimm made his major league debut with the Detroit Tigers on May 4, 1976, where he was Mark Fidrych's personal catcher in 1976 and 1977. He played his final major league game on September 19, 1980.
By Dean Hanley
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