Jim Wilson (wilsoji02)

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James Alger Wilson

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Jim Wilson was a three-time All-Star in 1954, 1955, and 1956. Those three All-Star nods in consecutive seasons came as a member of three different organizations: Milwaukee Braves in 1954, Baltimore Orioles in 1955, and Chicago White Sox in 1956.

Wilson was a scout for the Houston Astros from 1964 to 1971. He was hired by the Milwaukee Brewers as director of scouting and farm development in 1971, becoming vice-president in 1972. He then became the first head of the Major League Scouting Bureau.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 3-time All-Star (1954-1956)
  • AL Shutouts Leader (1957)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1957)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 4 (1952 & 1955-1957)

Preceded by
Frank Lane
Milwaukee Brewers General Manager
Succeeded by
Jim Baumer

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