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Scott Chicago Amer. (Jim Scott or James Scott (1888-1957) also known as Death Valley Jim. Color portrait of Jim Scott with the Chicago White Sox. A white stocking is in the top left corner and 'White Sox' is in the top right. Verso: James Scott. James Scott, one of the Chicago Americans' pitchers, first played professionally with independent teams in Peoria, Illinois, and Kankakee, Illinois. In 1904 and 1907 he pitched for Davenport of the I.I.I. League, and in 1906 for Rock Island, of the same league. In 1907 and 1908 he belonged to the strong Wichita Club of the Western Association. The White Sox bought his release in the fall of 1908, and in 1909 and 1910 he did much good work for them. In 1910 although he finished on the wrong side of the record in the 299 2-3 innings he pitched his opponents only made 187 hits in 807 times at bat, a batting average of .225. Base Ball Series 400 Designs. Piedmont. The Cigarette of Quality. Factory No. 25, 2d Dist. VA.), 1911

Part of Leonard Brecher Tobacco & Chewing Gum Card Collection, ca. 1909-1911

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