- Card series: Pioneer Portraits II: 1875-1899
- City: Cleveland
- Team: Spiders
- League: National League
James Robert McAleer (1864-1931) was the premier defensive OF of the ‘90s, but a weak hitter. McAleer’s true talent was executive leadership and he became one of the prominent founders of the AL, with a gift for recruiting some of the top players away from the NL.
- Opened Fenway Park in 1912 as president of the pennant-winning Sox
- Credited with beginning the custom of inviting the President of the US to throw out the 1st ball