James William "Ducky" Holmes served as a midfielder in the Major League baseball tournament. He played ten seasons in the National League and American League with the Louisville Colonels, New York Giants, St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators and White Sox from Chicago. His minor league career included stops in Lincoln as player manager, Sioux City as player manager and as manager in Toledo, Mobile, Nebraska City. , Sioux City again, Butte, Lincoln, Sioux City, Beatrice and Fort Smith. He is the player manager of the Western League Sioux City Packers playing alongside his teammate White Sox Danny Green. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he is left-handed and right-handed. Holmes spent his first two seasons with Colonels and played the next two with four clubs. After an absent season, he returned to play in the opening season of the American League in 1901. In 932 matches in his career, Holmes defeated 282 with 236 goals stolen and 1,014 on target.
Baseball's bad boy who negated his fine hitting with a terrible attitude that sparked feuds and shifted him from team to team.
He made his major league debut in 1895 with the Louisville Colonels.
He once insulted a Jewish baseball club owner with a slur, which started a long-lasting feud; and he started another feud between American League founders for insulting an umpire.
He was born in Des Moines, Iowa.
He was teammates with Honus Wagner on the Louisville Colonels.
- Lincoln Treeplanters players
- Hanover Raiders players
- Lincoln Ducklings players
- Toledo Mud Hens manages
- Frankfort Old Taylors player
- Player of the Baltimore Orioles (NL)
- Athlete from Des Moines, Iowa
- St. Louis Browns (NL)
- Iowa baseball players
- Louisville Colonels player
- Right-winger of Major League Baseball
- Major League left baseball championships
Latest information about Ducky Holmes updated on June 07 2021.