James Victor Cain (July 22, 1951 - July 22, 1979) was a tight end in the NFL for the St. Louis Cardinals. He died of congenital heart failure during training camp at Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Mo. on his birthday in 1979. His number 88 is retired by the Cardinals.
He was born on July 22, 1951 in Houston TX and attended the University of Colorado and was the 7th pick in the 1st Round of the 1974 NFL Draft
His best year for the Cardinals was 1976, when he started all 14 games and caught 5 touchdowns