James Anthony Shields (born December 20, 1981) is an American former professional baseball starting pitcher.He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Tampa Bay Rays from 2006 through 2012, the Kansas City Royals in 2013 and 2014, the San Diego Padres in 2015 and 2016, and the Chicago White Sox from 2016 to 2018. He was an All Star in 2011.
James David Shields, 72, of Lebanon, formerly of Hershey, passed away on March 2, 2020 at Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He was born March 20, 1947 in Philadelphia, son of the late William Erwin Shields, MD and Evelyn Kathrin (Landis) Shields. Jim was a graduate of York Junior College and Penn State University, Capital Campus. He was a research associate for the PA
RHP James Shields elected free agency. June 18, 2017: Chicago White Sox activated RHP James Shields from the 10-day disabled list. June 3, 2017: Chicago White Sox sent RHP James Shields on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights. April 21, 2017: Chicago White Sox placed RHP James Shields on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to April 18, 2017
Shields is the top free agent still available, and he could help a number of teams.
15 Jan 2020 Vulnerable young Glaswegians say they are fearful for the future as they face the closure of the James Shield project, a homeless and addiction