Jim Reyes

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James S. Reyes (The Principal, Jimmy)

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 190 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Jim Reyes starred in Guam.

Reyes was on the Guam national team that won Gold in the 1999 South Pacific Games. [1] He was an outfielder when they won the 1999 Oceania Championship. [2] He won another Gold in the 2003 South Pacific Games, hitting .391 with 8 runs and 9 RBI in 7 games. He tied Rico Castro and Ronald Peau for 6th in runs and was 3rd in RBI, 3 behind Roman Duenas and Peau. [3]

He was 3 for 13 with a triple, two walks, a run and a RBI in the 2003 Oceania Championship while handling 37 chances error-free, presumably at 1B. He was second in the event in putouts (36), one behind Ben Wigmore. [4] He was 4 for 5 with 3 runs when Guam won the 2005 South Pacific Mini-Games. [5]

He started at first in the 2011 Pacific Games, when Guam won Silver. Entering the Gold Medal Game, he had hit .400/.474/.733 with five runs in six games, two steals in two tries and a .976 fielding percentage. He went deep off Kalson Dulei. He tied Brieuc Mallet for 5th in average, was second in slugging (.017 behind fellow Guam veteran Castro), was second in OBP (.050 behind Castro), tied for 5th in runs, tied for 4th with two doubles, tied for first with one homer (even with Castro, Lieb Bells and Ryan Martinez), tied Melngis Uchel and Mallet for 3rd in total bases (11) and tied Dominic Cruz and Jathan Barnes for the most double plays turned (5). [6] Hitting cleanup in the Gold Medal Game, he went 1 for 4 with a walk against Vicente Cepeda Jr. and Joshua Jones in a 8-4 loss to the Northern Mariana Islands. [7]

He later was principal of Southern High School.


  1. Guam Olympic Committee
  2. Baseball Oceania History PDF, pg. 17
  3. Wayback Archive, Sportingpulse.com
  4. Baseball Oceania History PDF, pg. 19
  5. Sportstg
  6. 2011 Pacific Games
  7. Sportstg