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James Walter Stephens (December 10, 1883 – January 2, 1965) was a Major League Baseball catcher who played six seasons with the St. Louis Browns of the American League from 1907 to 1912. A weak hitter, he had a career .220 batting average, and hit three home runs in his career, all during the 1909 season.[1] Mostly a backup in his career, he was a starter in both the 1910 and 1912 seasons.[2]

Jim Stephens
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Born: (1883-12-10)December 10, 1883
Salineville, Ohio
Died: January 2, 1965(1965-01-02) (aged 81)
Oxford, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 11, 1907, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
October 6, 1912, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Batting average.220
Home runs3
Runs batted in97


  1. ^ "Jim Stephens". Retrieved 2009-01-19.
  2. ^ Rob Neyer. Rob Neyer's Big Book of Baseball Lineups. Simon & Schuster. p. 301. ISBN 0-7432-4174-6.

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