JAMES L. SOLOMON, Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Inducted 1997

Player/Organizer: Jim Solomon was born July 22, 1929 and will be remembered as the pitcher who stepped out with the opposite foot. A knee injury necessitated the unorthodox style. Jim will also be remembered for his pitching accomplishments. He was a four time Pennsylvania State Champion; 1964, 1977, 1978 and 1979, pitching over 80% ringer in each event. He played in 13 World Tournaments and qualified for the Men's Championship Class each year. He accumulated 206 games won and had a career average of 75.57%. His high World Tournament was in 1965, pitching 83.7% and placed 7th. His rookie tournament was n 1964 and narrowly missed the history making 13 players with 80% tournaments. He pitched 78.4% that year.