Discovered while playing for the Marines, Levey made 147 errors in three years as
the Browns' regular shortstop, hitting .280 in 1932 but under .210 in all his other
seasons. In 1934 he joined Pittsburgh of the NFL and played three seasons at halfback.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»December 14, 1933:
The Browns acquire OF Smead Jolley, P Ivy Andrews, and $40,000 from the Red Sox for P Carl Reynolds. St. Louis then sends Jolley, plus SS Jim Levey, and P Wally Hebert to Hollywood (PCL) for SS Alan Strange. Strange will go to Washington for veteran SS Lyn Lary before the end of the season. Levey, meanwhile, will return east in the fall to join the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he will play halfback for three seasons.