James Francis Williams
Positions: Shortstop, Pinch Runner and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: October 4, 1943 in Santa Maria, CA
School: California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA) by the Signed Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1964.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 26, 1966 (Age 22.204)
vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Team: Cardinals 1966-1967 Final Game: September 21, 1967 (Age 23.352)
vs. ATL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- July 2014
7/7 Canadian Baseball Network: Jays West Coast memories to forget: * There have been good trips and bad trips to the coast. This one did not have the best start … four runs in four losses ... News -- June 2014
6/17 BoSox Injection: Hit the music: Dirty Water never gets old for Red Sox fans: “Any time the Red Sox prevail at Fenway Park, you hear it: the slinky raunch of the guitar, the snide snarl of the vocals…” ...
6/8 Gammons Daily: Peter Gammons: Baseball’s Christmas: Bobby Cox was in the fifth draft of a reconstruction of the Braves he knew would take close to eight years after leaving Toronto. ... News -- March 2014
3/28 BoSox Injection: Sizemore's revenge: scrap heap acquisitions that didn't pan out for Red Sox: With Opening Day just a few days away,Grady Sizemoreis poised to come north with the Boston Red Sox. It’s a great story: ... News -- February 2014
2/27 BoSox Injection: Can Boston's bullpen crop take the heat? Former Red Sox bullpen coach ...
2/22 PhoulBallz.com: Minor League Coaching Changes Announced: Phillies beat writers reported news via Twitter today (here, here and here), stating that Ramon Henderson, who was set to begin ...
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8/10 Walk-Off Walk: Favorite Braves List - #2 Starter: (Previous information on this series can be found here.)Favorite Braves List (so far)Ace Starter - Greg MadduxCatcher - Brian ... News -- June 2013
6/21 Jays Journal: Series Preview: Baltimore Orioles (42-31, 2nd AL East) vs Toronto Blue Jays (35-36, 5th AL East): We have seen this before everyone. I have seen comparisons to the Rockies of 2007 and 2009 as teams who have come back from putrid ... News -- February 2013
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: ... News -- January 2013
1/27 PaulLebowitz.com: The Red Sox Hire Pedro Martinez To…Um….Do Stuff(?): If a baseball organization is viewed as a small society, then the resident sociopath of Red Sox Nation from 2000 through 2008 ... News -- August 2012
8/3 The Greatest 21 Days: 2011 Interview Dave Machemer, Credit to Others: Richmond Flying Squirrels manager Dave Machmer in the Richmond dugout July 10, 2011. Machemer spoke with The Greatest 21 Days ... News -- February 2012
2/24 11th and Washington: From ND to MLB: Brad Lidge: Brad Lidge is one of two baseball players whose time at Notre Dame coincided with mine. He pitched from 1996-98, putting together ... News -- November 2011
11/5 Baseball Musings: Dan the Man in Baltimore?: Dan Duquette is close to becoming the general manager of the Baltimore Orioles. I’ve sat in on Q&As with Duquette a ... News -- September 2011
9/2 NY Baseball Digest: Gary Gaetti to Lead Sugar Land Franchise in the Atlantic League: Every Friday we discuss what is happening with independent baseball. Today, we take a look at the new Sugar Land, Texas franchise ... News -- August 2011
8/26 PaulLebowitz.com: Verlander’s MVP Chances, Hurricanes And Hackery: A confluence of events are bringing back a controversy from 12 years ago as the borderline incoherent ramblings of a writer with ... News -- July 2011
7/15 The Greatest 21 Days: Dave Machemer Interview Part 1: Credit to Others: Richmond Flying Squirrels manager Dave Machmer in the Richmond dugout July 10, 2011. Machemer spoke with The Greatest 21 Days ...