Jim Ray Trades and Transactions

The Jim Ray trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Jim Ray has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

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Jim Ray
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Birth Name: James Francis Ray
Nickname: Jim or Sting
Born On: 12-01-1944  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On: 05-26-2005
Place of Death Data Died In: Margate, Florida
Cemetery: Undetermined
High School: Holly High School (Holly, Michigan)
College: None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Right Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 6-01 Player Weight Chart Weight: 195
First Game: 09-16-1965 (Age 20)
Last Game: 09-30-1974
Draft: Not Applicable
Jim Ray

Trades & Transactions

-- Signed as an amateur free agent by Baltimore Orioles (1963).
12-02-1963 Selected by Houston Colt .45s from Baltimore Orioles in the first-year minor league draft (December 2, 1963).
02-24-1967 Sold by Houston Astros to New York Mets (February 24, 1967).
03-24-1967 Returned to Houston Astros (March 24, 1967).
12-03-1973 Traded by Houston Astros with Gary Sutherland to Detroit Tigers in exchange for Fred Scherman and cash (December 3, 1973).
12-06-1974 Sent to Pittsburgh Pirates by Detroit Tigers for future considerations (December 6, 1974).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Jim Ray trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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