Jim Jeffries (baseball)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from James Courtney Jeffries)
Jim Jeffries
Pitcher / Outfielder
Born: (1893-05-18)May 18, 1893
Louisville, Kentucky
Died: November 28, 1938(1938-11-28) (aged 45)
Pulaski, Tennessee
Batted: Left
Threw: Left

James Courtney Jeffries (May 18, 1893 – November 28, 1938) was an American pitcher and outfielder in Negro league baseball and the pre-Negro leagues. He was a southpaw pitcher and batter[1] and played almost exclusively for the Indianapolis ABCs.[2]

Jeffries died at the age of 45 in Pulaski, Tennessee.


  1. ^ a b "Cuban Stars Will Meet A.B.C.s in Two Games Today" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, IN, Sunday, May 19, 1918, Part 4 Sports Section Page 1, Column 5
  2. ^ a b "Palm Beach Notes" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, IN, February 12, 1916, Page 4
  3. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.

External links[edit]