case 'Jesse Baker':
Was born in Bremerton in 1946 and graduated
from Lincoln High School in 1965 and was an all-state athlete in
basketball and track. He joined the Air Force in 1969 and served
four years before returning to college at Pierce Community College.
He joined the Tacoma Fire Department in 1974 and retired in 2002.
Jim played for the Tacoma Firefighters throughout the team's
existence as a pitcher, catcher and outfielder. He earned several
all-star awards during that stretch and was a member of the
All-World Team in the 1978 International Firefighter Tournament. He
and his wife Judy live in Orting.