Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
Southern California AIHA; industrial hygiene professionals
William Beaumont Family
Genealogy includes Dr. William Beaumont, first U.S. physiologist.
Border Clan Scott
History for 29 generations (nine centuries) of Scotts. Family includes poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Each week, we highlight a historic or famous person named James. This week's famous James is:
|James "Jim" Anthony Abbott
(born September 19, 1967) American major league baseball pitcher who was born without a right hand. He played in the major leagues from 1989 to 1999, with the California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, and Milwaukee Brewers; in 263 major league games, Abbott only committed nine errors. His career record is 87–108, with a 4.25 ERA. In 1987, Abbott was the first baseball pitcher to win the James E. Sullivan Award from the American Amateur Athletic Union, as the top U.S. amateur athlete. At the 1988 Summer Olympics, he was the winning pitcher in the final game when the U.S. won the gold medal, although it was unofficial because baseball was then a demonstration sport.
The name "James" is the English equivalent of Jacob; the first Jacob in the Bible was the patriarch of the 12 tribes of Israel. "James" is consistently among the most popular names for boys in the U.S.
Plural form of James: According to the Carnegie Mellon Style Guide, "Form plurals of family names that end in 's' by adding 'es.' Right: The Jameses live in Edgewood." See also StackExchange.com.
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