First Name: James Goode "Jimmy"
Last Name: Gray
Sport: Baseball
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 1981
Home Town: Joggins Mines
County: Cumberland County

James “Jimmy” Gray, a native of Joggin Mines, Nova Scotia, was a versatile athlete who was competitive in both hockey and baseball. In hockey, Gray played on four Maritime Championship teams. Playing centre and left wing, he became the 1940 Valley and Intercollegiate scoring champion leading his Acadian team to the Intercollegiate Championship. In his final year of hockey, 1948-49, he was the captain of the St. Mary’s Saints Big Four Champions and ended third in the scoring race.

In baseball he played third base and shortstop. Gray played with the St. Pat’s Junior and Senior squads as well as the Halifax Shipyards of the Halifax & District League. He was a member of several all-star teams. James Gray was inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in 1981.


• Member of several all-star baseball teams
• Played: third base and short-stop