James Leroy Bottomley (Sunny Jim)
Position: First Baseman
Born: April 23, 1900 in Oglesby, IL
High School: Nokomis HS (Nokomis, IL)
Debut: August 18, 1922 (Age 22.117, 5,170th in MLB history) vs. PHI 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Last Game: September 16, 1937 (Age 37.146) vs. PHA 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 11, 1959 in St. Louis, MO
Buried: IOOF Community Cemetery, Sullivan, MO
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1974.
View Jim Bottomley Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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