Athlete Baseball player

Jim Henry

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican baseball player
Was Athlete
Baseball player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Birth26 June 1910
Death 15 August 1976
(aged 66 years)
Star signCancer
Sports Teams
Philadelphia Phillies
Boston Red Sox


James Francis Henry (June 26, 1910 – August 15, 1976) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1936 and 1939 for the Boston Red Sox (1936–37) and Philadelphia Phillies (1939). Listed at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 175 lb (79 kg), Henry batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Danville, Virginia.

In a three-season career, Henry posted a 6–2 record with a 4.79 ERA in 33 appearances, including 11 starts, three complete games, eight games finished, one save, 51 strikeouts, 59 walks, and 114​3 innings of work.

Henry died in Memphis, Tennessee, of cancer at age 66.