James Leroy Thomas
Positions: Rightfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: February 5, 1936 in Peoria, IL
High School: Beaumont HS (St. Louis, MO) by the Signed New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1954.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 22, 1961 (Age 25)
vs. BAL 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Angels/RedSox/Cubs/Astros/Braves/... 1961-1968 Final Game: September 27, 1968 (Age 32)
vs. STL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- October 2013
10/6 Cards Conclave: Book Review: St. Louis Cardinals: Where Have You Gone?: Recently, I contacted Skyhorse Publishing after seeing a certain book pop up on my Amazon screen. They were gracious enough ... News -- August 2013
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2/27 Billy-Ball.com: Happy anniversary to John Henry, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino: On February 27. 2002, John Henry, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino assumed ownership of one of baseball’s crown jewels: ...
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Drafted in the 37th round in 2009 out of high school in Puerto Rico, Rivera only ... News -- September 2012
9/12 The Greatest 21 Days: Reed Olmstead Interview, Part 2, Hit That Pitch: Former pro ball player Reed Olmstead at his Southern California home, holding a plaque that from his playing days that his parents ... News -- August 2012
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5/11 High Heat Stats: Can I get a little help? Guys who got 5 hits without an RBI or a run scored: The title says it all…here are the guys since 1918 to have such a game: Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt PA AB H 2B 3B BOP Pos. ... News -- February 2012
2/22 C70 At The Bat: Playing Pepper 2012: Baltimore Orioles: In 2009, I decided to get a feel for other teams around baseball by asking bloggers for those teams some questions about their ... News -- December 2011
12/26 High Heat Stats: Single-season WAR leaders for players appearing for 2 teams: Keith HernandezIcon SMIIn 2011, Hunter Pence put up a memorable third of a season with the Phillies after coming over in a trade. ... News -- November 2011
11/16 High Heat Stats: Card of the Week: 1992 Bowman #367 Dale Sveum: I'm guessing that sometime today, Dale Sveum is going to be named the new manager of the Red Sox. But let's turn back the clock ... News -- July 2011
7/17 B-R Blog: Scoreless in Seattle no more! … and other Saturday streak-breakers: -- Our long Northwest nightmare is over: Ichiro Suzuki's 2-out single ended Seattle's scoring drought at 30 innings, dating to ... News -- June 2010
6/10 B-R Blog: They Did What?: Via B-R.com's PI - Players since 1952 with 6+ games where they batted clean-up and had a SAC bunt in the contest:
Ron ... News -- May 2010
5/29 B-R Blog: Miguel Cabrera’s 3 HR in a loss: Yesterday Miguel Cabrera hit 3 HR in a game that the Tigers lost. Below is the list of all times this has been done. The most ...