James Arthur Presley
Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: October 23, 1961 in Pensacola, FL
High School: Escambia HS (Pensacola, FL) by the Drafted Seattle Mariners in the 4th round of the 1979 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 24, 1984 (Age 22.245)
vs. CLE 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1984 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Mariners/Braves/Padres 1984-1991 Final Game: June 7, 1991 (Age 29.227)
vs. PIT 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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