PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Rollins is returning to the Philadelphia Phillies as a special adviser.
Rollins played 15 seasons with the Phillies and was named the 2007 NL MVP. Rollins is Philadelphia’s career leader in hits (2,306) and doubles (479), was a three-time NL All-Star and led the Phillies to the 2008 World Series title.
Rollins will serve as a spring training coach and work in community outreach programs, among other duties.
He played 17 years in the majors and finished his career with a .264 batting average, 511 doubles, 115 triples, 231 home runs, 936 RBI and 470 stolen bases.
Most Read Sports Stories
- Will Conroy showcases coaching transformation by guiding UW men to win as acting head coach
- Mariners position overview: Jarred Kelenic wasn't meant to be the everyday center fielder, but it's a role he'll have to embrace
- Superstar Breanna Stewart leaving Seattle in free agency would send the Storm back to mediocrity
- Carr family rumble: Auburn Mountainview, Kentlake girls basketball teams face off with sisters as opposing coaches
- Kraken's short win streak comes to an emphatic end as Blues have little trouble
More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports