6-0, 180lb (183cm, 81kg)
April 23, 1900
in Oglesby, IL
December 11, 1959
in St. Louis, MO
High School: Nokomis HS (Nokomis, IL)
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1974.
(Voted by Veteran's Committee)
Full Name: James Leroy Bottomley
View Player Info
from the B-R Bullpen
View Player Bio
from the SABR BioProject
Minor Lg Stats
Major League Player Stats
More Jim Bottomley Pages at Baseball Reference
Jim Bottomley Overview
Every Sports Reference Social Media Account
Site Last Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 11:03PM
Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction?
Subscribe to our Free Email Newsletter
This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change
Do you have a sports website? Or write about sports? We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Find out more.
All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. We present them here for purely educational purposes.
Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos.
Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net.
Copyright © 2000-2022 Sports Reference LLC. All rights reserved.
The SPORTS REFERENCE and STATHEAD trademarks are owned exclusively by Sports Reference LLC. Use without license or authorization is expressly prohibited.
Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.
Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball.
Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith.
Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports.
Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2022.
Some high school data is courtesy David McWater.
Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Many thanks to him. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only.