James Alexander Devlin
Positions: Pitcher, First Baseman and Rightfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: June 6, 1849 in Philadelphia, PA
Debut: April 21, 1873 (Age 23.319, 188th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1874 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Grays/WhiteStockings/Whites 1873-1877
Last Game: October 6, 1877 (Age 28.122)
Died: October 10, 1883 in Philadelphia, PA
Buried: New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
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