A former MLB player who once struggled with Tourette syndrome finds peace helping others

A former MLB player who once struggled with Tourette syndrome finds peace helping others

CLEVELAND — As Jim Eisenreich stands on the track behind home plate at Progressive Field, he reflects on the last time he planted his shoes in the Cleveland dirt. The bullpens have relocated. The scoreboard has ballooned in size. The traffic bustling along East 9th St. now serves as the center-field backdrop.
Eisenreich points toward right-center. “That,” he says, “looks familiar.”
He recognizes the sea of forest-green seats. He sees them every few days when he clicks play on his most treasured highlight.
That’s also where two men from Toronto, with no allegiance to the Indians or…


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