Note: This page discusses 1880s catcher Jim McCauley. For the college coach of the same name, click here.
James Adelbert McCauley
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- School Union College (NY)
- Debut September 17, 1884
- Final Game July 15, 1886
- Born March 24, 1863 in Stanley, NY USA
- Died September 14, 1930 in Canandaigua, NY USA
Jim McCauley didn't hit much but drew a lot of walks. While his batting average was under .200, his on-base percentage was over .300. McCauley was mostly a catcher.
McCauley and Frank Mountain are the only two major leaguers from Union College (NY), which they attended almost at the same time. Jim was in the minors and majors by 1884 and was in the minors as late as 1897.
Through 2011 there have been four major leaguers named McCauley. All of them broke in between 1884-1895. Pat McCauley was also a catcher.