Jim Panther

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Jim Panther
Born: (1945-03-01) March 1, 1945 (age 73)
Burlington, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1971, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
August 2, 1973, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record7–13
Earned run average5.26

James Edward Panther (born March 1, 1945) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He spent his college career at Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity.[1] He pitched three seasons in the majors for three teams: 1971 for the Oakland Athletics, 1972 for the Texas Rangers, and 1973 for the Atlanta Braves.[2][3]


  1. ^ Langhammer, Jay (Spring–Summer 1984). "Sigma Pi Sports" (PDF). The Emerald of Sigma Pi. Vol. 72 no. 1. pp. 16–17.
  2. ^ Chicago Tribune: "Panther leaving legacy of fun, fundamentals" By Barry Temkin May 05, 2002
  3. ^ Daily Herald: "Libertyville's Panther recalls Rangers' start" By Marty Maciaszek October 18, 2011