James O'Neal Lofton (born March 6, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 2001 season. Listed at 5' 9", 170 lb., he was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. In an eight-game career, Lofton was a .192 hitter (5-for-25) with one run, a double, one RBI, and two stolen bases. In seven fielding appearances, he committed two errors in 25 chances for a .920 fielding percentage.

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  • James O'Neal Lofton (born March 6, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 2001 season. Listed at 5' 9", 170 lb., he was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. In an eight-game career, Lofton was a .192 hitter (5-for-25) with one run, a double, one RBI, and two stolen bases. In seven fielding appearances, he committed two errors in 25 chances for a .920 fielding percentage. Lofton also played in the Boston, Baltimore and Cincinnati minor league systems (1993–2007), as well as in several independent leagues. He was named an All-Star in the Pioneer (1994) and Western (2000) leagues. In 14 minor league seasons, he was a .272 hitter with 55 home runs and 504 RBI in 1173 games. Lofton is believed to be related to former MLB outfielder Kenny Lofton. James has stated, "Yeah I think he's like my second or third cousin, something like that. Too bad I only got his second or third talent." (en)
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  • James O'Neal Lofton (born March 6, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 2001 season. Listed at 5' 9", 170 lb., he was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. In an eight-game career, Lofton was a .192 hitter (5-for-25) with one run, a double, one RBI, and two stolen bases. In seven fielding appearances, he committed two errors in 25 chances for a .920 fielding percentage. (en)
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