PHILADELPHIA (FOX 29) - Former Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has returned to the clubhouse as a special advisor, the team announced Tuesday.
"Welcome home, Jimmy Rollins!" the Phillies tweeted.
The news you’ve been waiting for: The Phillies have hired Jimmy Rollins as a special advisor.— Kristen Rodgers (@KristenERodgers) January 29, 2019
His duties include both the baseball and business side of the organization. Including, fan engagement and community outreach. @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/3OrDUWyOLw
FOX 29's Kristen Rodgers reports that Rollins' duties will include both the baseball and business sides of the organization, including fan engagement and community outreach.
A three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove shortstop for Philadelphia, Rollins helped the Phillies win the World Series in 2008 and the NL pennant the following year.
Rollins also earned one Silver Slugger Award, won the 2007 National League MVP Award and is the Phillies' all-time hits leader (2,306).
Rollins spent 15 of his 17 seasons in the big leagues with the Phillies.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.