Primarily a reliever, WIlloughby pitched in 238 games during an eight-year Major League career spent with San Francisco, Boston and the Chicago White Sox. He compiled a 26-36 career mark with 34 saves. He pitched in 59 games in his final season, 1978, with Chicago. As he notes on his questionnaire, Willoughby was a key contributor to the Boson Red Sox during the 1975 World Series. He pitched in three of the seven games, turning in 6.1 innings in the process. His ERA for the Series was 0.00, but he did allow one unearned run and took the loss in Game 3.
Jim Willoughby – career stats