James C. "Jim" Edwards

College Career

Mississippi College (1919-1922)

• Pitched Mississippi College to victory over Chicago White Sox (’22)

• Captain of Mississippi College baseball team that went to State Championship against Ole Miss (’22)

• President of the 1922 Senior Class

• Inducted into the Mississippi College Sports Hall of Fame (’73)


Pro Baseball Career

• Cleveland Indians (1922-1925)

• Chicago White Sox (1925-1926)

• Cincinnati Reds (1926-1928)

• Career Stats: won 26 games, lost 37 and had 211 strikeouts (1922-1928)

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