Reams was born in Pine Bluff, AR, to Elishes Reams and Ethel Reams but grew up in Oakland, CA. He attended Castleman High School in Oakland where he was a teammate of futuer Hall of Famer Joe Morgan.1
Reams played one game with the Philadelphia Phillies on May 7th, 1969.
Ream's son Ron Reams played minor league baseball from 1990-2000.
Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.