jim lentine, 1981 fleer #476, tigers

Player: Lentine, Jim

Card: 1981 Fleer #476

Position: OF

Born in Los Angeles, CA, James Matthew Lentine is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. He played all or part of three seasons in the major leagues, from 1978 to 1980, for the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers.

As per Sports Illustrated, Jim was an outstanding athlete at Sierra High in Whittier, Calif., which competes in the highest division of the state’s Interscholastic Federation, South Section. He made first team all-league in football, basketball, baseball and track. He also set a league long-jump record of 22’1″

After his playing days, Jim has worked as a scout for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Texas Rangers. His brother Gip was a pro bowler.

(excerpted from Baseball Almanac, BR Bullpen & Wikipedia)

1981 Donruss #250

Jim is also part of the St. Louis Cardinals Players Tour – Go to the Next Stop

Jim is also part of the Detroit Tigers Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop

See all Jim’s baseball cards at TCDB

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