James Edward Panther
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 190 lb.
- School Southern Illinois University
- High School Highland Park (IL) High School
- Debut April 5, 1971
- Final Game August 2, 1973
- Born March 1, 1945 in Burlington, IA USA
Panther had three distinguished managers. In 1971, he pitched in four games for the Oakland Athletics who won 101 games under manager Dick Williams. In 1972, he pitched for the Texas Rangers who lost 100 games under manager Ted Williams. In 1973, he pitched for the Atlanta Braves under Eddie Mathews. All three of these managers are in the Hall of Fame.