Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Deery, Jr. (November 3, 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA - December 21, 2007 in Winter Park, Florida) was a minor league baseball player and manager. A second baseman, he played from 1948 to 1957, hitting .265 with 184 doubles, 59 triples and 20 home runs in 1,092 games. He had 1,089 hits. From 1953 to 1957, Deery also managed. He skippered the Mattoon Phillies in 1953, leading them to the playoffs, though they lost in the first round. He led the Bradford Phillies in 1954, the Waycross Bears in 1955, the Waycross Braves in 1956 and the Panama City Fliers in 1957. That year, he led them to a co-league championship.