James William Archer
- Bats Right, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 190 lb.
Jim Archer, signed by the New York Yankees in 1951, finally came to the majors in 1961 with the Kansas City Athletics. His ERA was a strong 3.20, but he gave up quite a few unearned runs. He went 9-15 as a 29-year-old rookie on a team that lost 100 games, and also had 5 saves.
As of 2001 he was a city commissioner in Tarpon Springs, FL.
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1961)