- Card series: Pilgrims
- City: Philadelphia
- Team: Athletics (AL)
- League: American League
Ira Felix Thomas (1881-1958) was a catcher for 10 yrs in the AL, playing for the Highlanders, Tigers and Athletics. His best year was 1911 with Connie Mack’s dominant team. Thomas was the maestro’s captain as the Athletics won pennants in 4 of 5 years. Thomas’ career BA was a very respectable .242.
- In his only Series with the Tigers, Thomas became the 1st successful pinch hitter in a World Series
- Was 8th in MVP balloting for the 1911 season