Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 3/4/12
Name: James Charles Jacob Bagby Sr. Position: Starting Pitcher Nick Name: Sarge Tribe Time: 1916-1922 DOB: 10/05/1889 Accolades: Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1917) 23 13 0.639 2.00 49 37 26 8 7 320.2 277 91 71 6 73 83 1.09 2.3 0.224 Career 122 86 0.587 3.02 290 201 131 16 26 1,735.2 1,772 713 583 39 424 424 1.27 2.2 0.254 Jim Bagby was an integral part of the first Cleveland Indians championship team in 1920. He was the number two starter behind Stan Coveleski for most of his career with the Tribe, but he certainly stuck out. In 1920 he set the Indians record for most wins in a single season with 31 in 38 starts. This record will almost certainly never be broken. That same season he threw 339.2 innings, good enough to rank among the top ten most innings thrown in a sing...
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