Class of 1960
Inducted in 2013
James was inducted into the Packer Sports Greats in 2013.
James earned three letters in football, and three in baseball. He played basketball his freshman year. Jim received Honorable Mention for football and was named All-City his senior year. He received Honorable Mention for baseball his junior year and was named All-City his senior year.
After graduation, he attended Omaha University (now the University of Nebraska at Omaha) for one year where he played baseball. He transferred to Peru State College where he played football and baseball for three years. He then started his career at Western Electric where he retired after 38 years. Jim died 7-4-12.