Kimm played in 186 big-league games for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox between 1976-1980. He hit .237 with one home run, 26 RBIs and 35 runs scored. He was the White Sox regular catcher in 1980, appearing in 100 games and posting a .243 average. Kimm played professionally from 1969-1980.
Kimm was teammates with Mark Fidrych in Detroit in 1977-1978.
Following his playing career, Kimm was a coach for eight teams. He was the Cubs’ interim manager after they fired Don Baylor in 2002.
Kimm hit his only career home run on August 17, 1976 against Frank Tanana and the California Angels. It turned out to be the game-winning hit in a 3-2 win for the Tigers.
Bruce Kimm – career stats