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Jim Joe Edwards
From BR Bullpen
James Corbette Edwards
- Bats Right, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 185 lb.
- School Mississippi College
- Debut May 14, 1922
- Final Game July 19, 1928
- Born December 14, 1894 in Banner, MS USA
- Died January 19, 1965 in Sarepta, MS USA
 Biographical Information
Jim Joe "Little Joe" Edwards pitched six years in the big leagues. With the 1923 Cleveland Indians he went 10-10 with one save.
Jim Joe was born in Banner, MS, in northern Mississippi. He attended Mississippi College in Clinton, MS, near Jackson, MS. Although Watty Clark and Tom Gulley were at the college at the same time as Jim Joe, Jim Joe made it first to the majors, and was the first player from Mississippi College to come to the majors.
Jim Joe played for Seattle in 1927, going 20-17. He came back one last time to the majors with the 1928 Cincinnati Reds but was not effective, and spent half the season with Seattle, where he went 1-8. In 1929 he split his time between Seattle and Oakland, going 18-15.
He pitched three more seasons in the minors, winning in double figures each season.
He died after a car accident in 1965.
He is sometimes referred to as James Edwards. Although his middle name was Corbette, a 1924 baseball card named him James E. Edwards.