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Jim Birmingham
Jim Birmingham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pine Hill, N.J.

High School:
Overbrook HS

Last College:
Univ. of Pennsylvania

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210

Position:
LHP

Bats/Throws:
L/L


06/07/2013

Jacob May Drafted in 3rd Round by Chicago White Sox

May is the sixth-highest Chanticleer taken in the MLB Draft

#34 Jim Birmingham
6-5, 210, LHP, Sr.
Pine Hill, N.J. / Overbrook HS (Univ. of Pennsylvania)

2010 (Jr.): 33rd-round draft pick by the San Francisco Giants ... Made 14 appearances, including 12 starts ... Posted a 6-2 record and 4.82 ERA with his six wins tying for ninth in the Big South ... In league games, was 2-0 in four starts (five appearances) with team Big South team batting just .222 off the lefty ... Named The Crons Brand Big South Pitcher of the Week (Mar. 1) and CollegeBaseballInsider.com Southeast Pitcher of the Week as he picked up two wins over ACC opponents, allowing just one earned run in 11 innings of work with opponents batting just .205 in the two games ... In the 2-0 win at Wake Forest, he started and allowed only one hit in five innings with two strikeouts in recording his first victory as a Chanticleer ... Backed up that performance by striking out three and allowing seven hits but just one run in six innings in defeating North Carolina State ... Was dominant in a win over Presbyterian, pitching seven complete with a career-high eight strikeouts and zero walks while allowing just four hits and one run ... Also picked up wins over Illinois, Gardner-Webb and UNC Wilmington.

2009 (So.): Appeared in eight games for the Chanticleers on the mound... Combined on a shutout in the 12-0 win over Albany March 6... Pitched a scoreless inning against Stony Brook (March 8).

2008 (RFr.): Redshirted after transferring from the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played one season (2007) at Penn, earning third team All-Ivy League ... Was 4-2 with a 4.48 earned-run average ... Made 11 starts and had one complete game in a 9-1 win over Yale ... Opponents hit just .232 against him ... After his freshman campaign, played for the Cotuit in the Cape Cod League in the summer of 2007. ... HIGH SCHOOL: Was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 25th round in 2006 ... Earned three letters at Overbrook High School in Pine Hill, N.J. ... Was a two-time All-Group II first team selection ... Was named to the All-State Group II second team and was an All-Tri County first team member ... Earned All-Tri County second team honors his junior season... Also played basketball for the Rams.

Personal: Born Aug. 2, 1988... Son of James and Kim Birmingham.

Birmingham's Career Statistics

Year      ERA    W-L   APP-GS  CG  SHO  SV    IP    H   R   ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR  BF / AVG  WP HPB BK SAC
2007 %    4.48   4-2    14-11   1  0/0   0   64.1   55  35  32  38  44  15   0   4  237/.232   4  5   2   7
2008       - Redshirted -
2009     12.15   0-0     5-0    0  0/1   0    6.2   12   9   9   9   5   1   0   0   41/.387   0  1   0   0
2010      4.82   6-2    14-12   0  0/2   0   52.1   46  30  28  29  33   5   0   2  238/.241  11 11   0   7
CAREER    5.04  10-4    33-23   1  0/3   0  123.1  113  74  69  76  82  21   0   6  516/.246  15 17   2  14
%- at the Univ. of Pennsylvania