James Alexander Ferguson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut August 16, 1918
- Final Game May 18, 1929
- Born February 16, 1897 in Montclair, NJ USA
- Died April 26, 1976 in Sepulveda, CA USA
Alex Ferguson was a forkball specialist.
In 2006, Oliver Perez broke Ferguson's record set in 1925 with the Washington Senators for the highest regular season ERA by a player who started a postseason game that season. The only ERAs of 6+ were 6.18 by Ferguson, 6.17 by Dave Mlicki of the 2001 Houston Astros, and 6.55 by Perez.
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1924 & 1927)
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