March 1, 1945 |
|April 5, 1971, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 2, 1973, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Earned run average||5.26|
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. 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.
- Langhammer, Jay (Spring–Summer 1984). "Sigma Pi Sports" (PDF). The Emerald of Sigma Pi. Vol. 72 no. 1. pp. 16–17.
- Chicago Tribune: "Panther leaving legacy of fun, fundamentals" By Barry Temkin May 05, 2002
- Daily Herald: "Libertyville's Panther recalls Rangers' start" By Marty Maciaszek October 18, 2011
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