Chaim Bloom is an American sports executive who was most recently the Chief Baseball Officer for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He was responsible for all baseball operations matters for the team.
Bloom was born on February 27, 1983, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is Jewish and keeps kosher.
He attended Jewish day schools and graduated from Yale College in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Latin Classics.
Bloom previously worked for the Tampa Bay Rays, most recently as Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations.
On September 14, 2023, the Boston Red Sox fired Chaim Bloom from his position as Chief Baseball Officer after four seasons.
Chaim Bloom wife
Bloom is married to Aliza Hochman.
They met at Yale, where Aliza earned a B.A. in economics and international studies, according to Wikipedia.
They have two sons, Isaiah and Judah.
Chaim Bloom career
Bloom is known for his work in Major League Baseball (MLB) and is currently the Chief Baseball Officer for the Boston Red Sox.
He began his career as an intern for the Tampa Bay Rays in February 2005 and was later hired full-time to work in Minor League Operations in October 2005.
Despite a low Tampa Bay payroll, Bloom consistently fielded competitive teams.
Bloom received a bachelor’s degree in Latin Classics from Yale College in 2004, where he was a member of The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus.
He was named Chief Baseball Officer for the Boston Red Sox on October 28, 2019.
Going into the 2023 season, his fourth on the job, pressure mounted on Bloom to turn the Red Sox into a winner.
However, on September 14, 2023, the Red Sox fired Bloom amid a second-half skid.
In a statement, owner John Henry said Bloom “set the stage for the future,” but that wasn’t enough to save his job.