Jim Wilson was born on Monday, February 20, 1922, and began his Major League baseball career on April 18, 1945, with the Boston Red Sox. The 23 year-old played for 12 seasons on 7 different teams and ended his big league playing career in 1958.

Birth Name: James Alger Wilson
Born On: 02-20-1922
Born In: San Diego, California
Died On: 09-02-1986
Died In: Newport Beach, California
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6-01
Weight: 200
First Game: 04-18-1945
College: San Diego State University

  


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BOOKS
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ª Rowdy Richard: A First Hand Account Of The National League Baseball Wars Of The 1930's And The Men Who Fought Them by Bartell, Dick With Norman L. Macht
ISBN: 0938190970

Hardbound Book (Berkeley, Ca: North Atlantic Books, 1987) -- 362 pages
Stats: Player Career Stats Photos: bw:(16) Indexed? y Bibliography? n
Named people: Bartell, Dick; McGraw, John; Terry, Bill; Dreyfuss, Barney; Alexander, Grover; Wilson, Jimmy; Whitehead, Burgess; Waner, Paul; Hubbell, Carl; Schumacher, Hal; Stengel, Casey; Ott, Mel; Newsom, Bobo; Mungo, Van Lingle; Jurges, Billy; Leiber, Hank
Topics: Biographies; National League; 1930D; Baker Bowl; Polo Grounds

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BOOK SECTIONS
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ª Jimmy Wilson by Carmichael, John P.
ISBN: 0803263686
Book Section from My Greatest Day In Baseball -- p. 202, 5 page(s)
New York: A.S. Barnes And Co., 1945
Stats: Box/Line Scores Photos: bw:(2)
Bibliography? n Footnotes/Sourcenotes? n
Named people: Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Biographies; 1002931g; World Series; Greatest Days


ª James Wilson: World Series Hero at Forty by Kaese, Harold

Book Section from Famous American Athletes of Today (8th Series) -- p. 297, 30 page(s)
Boston: L.C. Page, 1942
Stats: Player Career Stats Photos: bw:(1)
Named people: Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Biographies


ª Bucky Walters, 1934-48; 1950 by Honig, Donald

Book Section from Baseball: When The Grass Was Real -- p. 87, 13 page(s)
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1975
Stats: n Photos: bw:(5)
Bibliography? n Footnotes/Sourcenotes? n
Named people: Walters, Bucky; Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Biographies; Position Changes; Baker Bowl; Cincinnati Reds; 1939; World Series; Batting; 940

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ARTICLES
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ª Jimmy and Bobby Wilson by Smith, Red

Article in New York Herald-Tribune
June 4, 1947
ª Notes: Reprinted in Out of the Red (p.53(4))
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: n
Named people: Wilson, Jimmy; Wilson, Bobby
Topics: Obituaries; Death; Profiles; Evaluations; Family; Fathers; Sons; World War II


ª Jimmy Wilson: a Study in Cussedness by McLemore, Henry

Article in Look
May 20, 1941 (Vol. 5, Issue 10) -- p. 52, 4 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: bw:(4)
Named people: Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Profiles; Managers; Chicago Cubs


ª Umpires Really Rough On Boys Who Talk Back

Article in Stars and Stripes (African Edition)
June 20, 1943 (Vol. 1, Issue 28) -- p. 15, 1 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: n
Named people: Wilson, Jimmy; Pinelli, Babe; Hubbard, Cal; Kennedy, Vern
Topics: Umpires; Ejections; Disputes; Anecdotes


ª Oldtimer Up

Article in Time
December 2, 1940 (Vol. 36, Issue 22) -- p. 51, 1 page(s)
Column/Series Name: Sport
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: bw:(1)
Named people: Wilson, Jimmy; Wrigley, Philip
Topics: Profiles; Managers; Hirings; Chicago Cubs

ª Rules by Marazzi

Article in Oldtyme Baseball News 1994 (Vol. 5, Issue 6) -- p. 24, 1 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: c:(6)
Named people: Owen, Mickey; Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Rules; Passed Balls; Strikeouts

ª Lombardi Tragic Figure; Catcher Wielded Mighty Bat But Lacked Speed by Carver, Lawton

Article in Pacific Stars & Stripes
April 19, 1953 (Vol. 9, Issue 108) -- p. 13, 1 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: n
Named people: Lombardi, Ernie; Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Profiles; Batting; Catchers; Evaluations

ª Them Phillies: Or, How To Make Failure Pay by Stockton, J. Roy

Article in Saturday Evening Post
October 4, 1941 (Vol. 214, Issue 14) -- p. 27, 5 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: bw:(1)
Named people: Nugent, Gerry; Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Philadelphia Phillies; Loser Mystique; Ownership

ª Breaks of the Game by Brandt, Bill

Article in Baseball Magazine
June, 1935 (Vol. 55, Issue 1) -- p. 298, 1 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: Illus(bw):(1)
Named people: Maranville, Rabbit; Wilson, Jimmy; Terry, Bill; Ruth, Babe; Blanton, Cy; Johnson, Walter
Topics: Anecdotes

ª Grimm Business

Article in Time
May 22, 1944 (Vol. 43, Issue 21) -- p. 86, 2 page(s)
Column/Series Name: Sport
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: n
Named people: Grimm, Charlie; Wilson, Jimmy; Novikoff, Lou
Topics: Profiles; Managers; Chicago Cubs; Losing Streaks; Attitude

ª Lou Novikoff, the Mad Russian, Finally Hits Big League Pitching in a Great Big Way by McCarthy, Joe

Article in Yank
September 9, 1942 (Vol. 1, Issue 13) -- p. 22, 1 page(s)
Column/Series Name: Sports
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: bw:(1)
Named people: Novikoff, Lou; Wilson, Jimmy
Topics: Profiles; Russian-Americans; Minor League Careers; Potential

ª Jimmy Foxx Tells Why Rich Red Sox Flopped by Polier, Dan

Article in Yank
June 30, 1944 (Vol. 3, Issue 2) -- p. 23, 1 page(s)
Column/Series Name: Sports
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: bw:(1)
Named people: Foxx, Jimmy; Novikoff, Lou; Wilson, Jimmy; Mack, Connie
Topics: Profiles; Boston Red Sox; Chicago Cubs; Managers; Evaluations

ª All Who Glitter Are Not Gold by Frank, Stanley

Article in Nation's Business
October, 1951 (Vol. 39, Issue 10) -- p. 32, 5 page(s)
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: Illus(bw):(3)
Named people: DiMaggio, Joe; Rohe, George; Whiteman, George; Wilson, Jimmy; Gionfriddo, Al; Gromek, Steve; Lazzeri, Tony; Ehmke, Howard; Stengel, Casey
Topics: Key Players; World Series; History; Anecdotes

ª Conditions and Comments by Stainback, Berry

Article in Sport
August, 1964 (Vol. 37, Issue 08) -- p. 05, 1 page(s)
Column/Series Name: Sport Talk
Stats: N Photos/Illustrations: N
Named people: Williams, Ted; Simmons, Curt; Flood, Curt; Wilson, Jimmy; Wert, Don; Howard, Frank; Kasko, Eddie; Aspromonte, Ken
Topics: Anecdotes

ª The 'Duster' and the Beanball by Graham, Frank

Article in Sport
February, 1954 (Vol. 16, Issue 2) -- p. 22, 4 page(s)
Column/Series Name: One for the Book
Stats: n Photos/Illustrations: bw:(2)
Named people: Roush, Edd; Frisch, Frank; Grimes, Burleigh; Cochrane, Mickey; Flack, Max; Mann, Les; Ruth, Babe; Jackson, Travis; Brown, Bob; Spohrer, Al; Chapman, Ray; Mays, Carl; Wyatt, Whitlow; Salvo, Manuel; Durocher, Leo; Wilson, Jimmy; Frick, Ford; Furillo, Carl;
Topics: Beanballs; Controversies; Death; Injuries; Fighting; NL Presidents