James Atkins (baseball)

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James Atkins
Pitcher
Born: (1921-03-10)March 10, 1921
Birmingham, Alabama
Died: February 28, 2009(2009-02-28) (aged 87)
Hanceville, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 29, 1950 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 10, 1952 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-loss record 0–1
Earned run average 3.60
Strikeouts 2
Teams

James Curtis Atkins (March 10, 1921 – February 28, 2009) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox in the 1950 and 1952 seasons. Listed at 6' 3", 205 lb., Atkins batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama.

In a two-season career, Atkins posted a 0–1 record with a 3.60 ERA, two strikeouts, and 15 innings of work in four appearances (one as a starter).

Atkins died in Hanceville, Alabama, at the age of 87.

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