April 30, 2017
Birth: December, 1900
Deceased: March 3, 1978
Home Town: Kingston, Ontario
Inducted as: Athlete
Inducted for: Baseball
Inducted in: 2007
A catcher from 1925 to 1935 for the Kingston Ponies, Jimmy played on Central
Ontario Baseball League championship teams in 1925, 1926, 1931 and 1932.
In 1935, he was a member of the Kingston Ponies team that won the Ontario Baseball Association senior championship, the first team in Kingston to do so.
An outstanding defensive player and later a playing coach in the Kingston Baseball
Association, Jimmy played with a Canadian Locomotive team that won four consecutive league championships.
Jim and his son, Doug, a member of Kingston's 1967 senior team, are the only father and son from the city to win OBA titles.