James Harlan York (born August 27, 1947, in Maywood, California) is a former professional baseball pitcher. In his six year Major League Baseball career, he played for the Kansas City Royals, the Houston Astros, and the New York Yankees. In six years and 174 games, York posted a lifetime record of 16-17, 194 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.79. His best season statistically came with Kansas City in 1971, when he had career bests with 103 strikeouts, a 2.89 ERA, and a 5-5 record, and earned $12,500. As a batter, he had three hits in 40 at bats in his career. He hit one home run, also in the 1971 season, against Cleveland Indians pitcher Alan Foster. After being released by the Yankees in August 1976, York played in the minor leagues with the Iowa Oaks in the Chicago White Sox organization. He retired in 1978.