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Encyclopedia > Chuck James
Chuck James

James, warming up before a game with the Braves in April 2007
Atlanta Braves — No. 36
Starting Pitcher
Born: March 9, 1981 (1981-03-09) (age 26)
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Major League Baseball debut
September 28, 2005 for the Atlanta Braves
Selected MLB statistics
(through July 22, 2007)
Win-Loss     19-11
Earned Run Average     3.63
Strikeouts     176
Teams

Charles Hamilton (Chuck) James (born November 9, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (69th in leap years). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In Major League Baseball, a win (denoted W) is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Hotlanta redirects here. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston...

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Minor League career

Chuck was signed by the Braves on July 29, 2002 in the 20th Round of the 2002 Free Agent Draft. In 2003, he was named the Danville Braves' Pitcher of the Year, with a 1.25 earned run average and 68 strikeouts. July 29 is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 8 - Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... Atlanta Braves National League AAA Richmond Braves AA Mississippi Braves A Myrtle Beach Pelicans Rome Braves R Danville Braves Orlando Braves The Danville Braves are a minor league baseball team in Danville, Virginia, USA. They are a Class R team in the Appalachian League, and have been a farm team... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ...


In 2004, he was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year, while playing for the Rome Braves, and was also named the April Player of the Month. He led the Braves minor league organization in wins. James also had the lowest ERA in his league. During May of 2004, opponents only hit .109 against him. The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... The South Atlantic League is a minor league baseball league which operates mostly in the southeastern United States, although it now has teams in New Jersey and Ohio. ... The Rome Braves are a single-A team of the Atlanta Braves and are part of the South Atlantic League. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ...


Chuck began the 2005 season with the Class A Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Later in the season, he went 9-1 with a 2.01 ERA with the AA Mississippi Braves. On September 28, 2005, he was called up to the majors and made his debut against the Colorado Rockies. The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... Atlanta Braves National League AAA Richmond Braves AA Mississippi Braves A Myrtle Beach Pelicans Rome Braves R Danville Braves Orlando Braves The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are a minor league baseball team in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ... The Mississippi Braves are a minor league baseball team based in Pearl, Mississippi, a suburb of Jackson. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) West Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Colorado Rockies (1993–present) Ballpark Coors Field (1995–present) Mile High Stadium (1993-1994) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (0) None Wild card...


Major League career

Chuck James started the 2006 season in the Atlanta bullpen, and also spent some time playing for the AAA Richmond Braves. The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... Class-Level Triple-A (1966-Present) Minor League affiliations International League South Division Major League affiliation Atlanta Braves (1966-Present) Current uniform Name Richmond Braves (1966-Present) Ballpark The Diamond (1966-Present) Minor League titles League titles 1978, 1986, 1989, 1994 Division titles Owner(s)/Operated By: Atlanta Braves Manager...


On June 25, 2006 James made his debut as a starter for the Atlanta Braves against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays going eight innings and allowing only one run with eight strike outs. He proceeded to win eleven of his eighteen starts with a 3.78 ERA. is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Major league affiliations American League (1998–present) East Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 12, 42 Name Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–present) Other nicknames The D-Rays, The Rays Ballpark Tropicana Field (1998–present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) none Division titles...


Personal

  • Chuck married Julie Thompson, a vascular technician from Paulding County, in November 2006.

For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Trivia

  • During the offseason Chuck is a home installation technician for Lowe's hardware stores.[citation needed]
  • Shortly before the 2002 draft, Chuck broke both of his wrists while attempting to dive off of a roof and into a swimming pool.

In sports, the offseason is that time of year when there is no official competition. ... “Lowes” redirects here. ...

External links

  • Chuck James Player Information on MLB.com
  • ESPN.com: Chuck James Player Card
  • Chuck James Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com

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Chuck James - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (228 words)
Charles Hamilton (Chuck) James (born November 9, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.
Chuck was signed by the Braves on July 29, 2002 in the 20th Round of the 2002 Free Agent Draft.
Chuck began the 2005 season with the Class A Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
Chuck James : Rotoworld.com - Chuck James Biography from Rotoworld.com (660 words)
Chuck James pitched one-hit ball for eight innings and combined with Macay McBride on a shutout of the Mets on Monday.
Chuck James was solid for seven innings Wednesday as he won his third straight decision.
Chuck James pitched six innings and allowed one run Wednesday in a no-decision against the Phillies.
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