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Jim Sinovic attended high school at Belleville East where he played football and baseball. Jim received a baseball scholarship at KC in the Fall of 1986 and played first base for two years. Jim had a career batting average of .312; he hit 23 doubles, 2 triples and 14 home runs, 99 RBIs and had an on base average of .424. With runners in scoring position, he delivered 50% of his opportunities.
Against Belleville Area College, Jim had a career day. In game one of the double headers, Jim had 4 hits and in game two, he went 6 for 7 at the plate. In addition to that career highlight, Jim had an outstanding stretch of baseball where he hit 5 home runs in two days and drove in 20 runs in ten games. In the fall of his sophomore year, Jim hit .384 with 8 doubles, 5 home runs and his on base average was .526.
Jim is a very successful businessman in the metro east area. He owns four Big Daddy’s Sports Bars, located in Edwardsville, Soulard, Belleville and at the Landing in St. Louis. He also owns the Silvercreek Sports Bar and Grill in Belleville. Jim continues to support local community projects and Kaskaskia College Athletics through his philanthropic contributions.