James Blair Bibby
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 235 lb.
Born: October 29, 1944 in Franklinton, NC
High School: Franklinton HS (Franklinton, NC) Schools: Lynchburg College (Lynchburg, VA), Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC) by the Signed New York Mets as an amateur free agent in 1965.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 4, 1972 (Age 27.311)
vs. MON 6.1 IP, 7 H, 5 SO, 5 BB, 4 ER, W Exceeded rookie limits during 1973 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Indians/Rangers/Cardinals 1972-1984 Final Game: May 26, 1984 (Age 39.210)
Died: February 16, 2010 in Lynchburg, VA Buried: Briarwood Memorial Gardens, Amherst, VA
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