From BR Bullpen
Richard Lee James
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2½", Weight 205 lb.
- High School Coffee High School (Florence)
- Debut September 20, 1967
- Final Game September 26, 1967
- Born October 11, 1947 in Sheffield, AL USA
 Biographical Information
Rick James pitched three games in the majors when he was 19 years old. He was the 6th pick overall in the 1965 amateur draft, by the Chicago Cubs, and was up in the majors in 1967. He was two years younger than teammate Ken Holtzman and about half the age of Ernie Banks, who was 36.