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Jim Fregosi, All-Star, Dies at 71; Was Traded for Nolan Ryan

New York Times - 14 Feb 2014
Jim Fregosi, a baseball lifer who made six All-Star teams as a player and managed the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies to the National League pennant, but who is probably best known — by New Yorkers, at least — as the player the Mets received from the ...
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Fryer: Angels might be a .500 team, but they are 100 percent fun

OCRegister - 28 Jun 2017
Simmons, yet another first-half MVP guy, might be the best-fielding shortstop in Angels history – the competition there starts with the slick and rangy Jim Fregosi and includes Erick Aybar, Gary DiSarcina and Dick Schofield. Calm down, you legion of ...
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Kruk: Phillies Almost Traded for a Hall of Famer in 1993

Philadelphia magazine - 26 Jun 2017
Assuming that Schilling and Terry Mulholland would remain in the playoff rotation, manager Jim Fregosi would have bumped either Danny Jackson or Tommy Greene to make room for Johnson. Jackson was the World Series vet, winning in both 1985 and ...
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Palladino: Murphy And Turner Are Reminders Of Mets' Lack Of Vision

CBS New York - 21 Jun 2017
Maybe not as heinous as the team's 1971 trade of Nolan Ryan to the Angels for an over-the-hill Jim Fregosi, after which Ryan pitched another 23 years and wound up in the Hall of Fame. But certainly along the lines of the 1969 deal that sent future five ...
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To root for the Mets, you Must Endure The Suffering

ESPN (blog) - 20 Jun 2017
OK, really, really bad trades -- especially the one that sent Nolan Ryan to the Angels for Jim Fregosi and three others. The Mets thought Fregosi, who had played about 1,400 games at shortstop in his career, could be easily converted to third base. Not ...
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This Day in Sports History: 6/20

Region Sports Network - 20 Jun 2017
1986 – White Sox GM Ken “Hawk” Harrelson fires manager Tony La Russa and replaces him with Jim Fregosi. 1993 – The Bulls defeat the Suns in a six game series to win their third straight NBA title. Michael Jordan is named Finals MVP. 1998 – Andrean ...
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Childhood Memories From Working for the Boston Red Sox

Parade - 12 Jun 2017
One specific game I remember was against Texas Rangers, and I sat at the end of the dugout with Jim Fregosi, Mike Cubbage and Roy Smalley Jr. They were super cool players, and I was in heaven!” The pay was about twelve dollars per game—but the ...
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10 most embarrassing moments in Mets history

New York Daily News - 01 Jun 2017
Truth be told, the employee who won't be donning the costume anymore after being caught on video making an obscene gesture to fans might not even rank in the Top 10 of embarrassing moments in team history. (I mean, technically, the big-headed mascot ...
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RETROSPECT: Trump discussed burial in Bedminster in 2007

New Jersey Hills - 30 May 2017
Also on hand were former major leaguers Rick Cerone, Gene Michael, Jim Fregosi and Bud Harrelson. The Somerset County Board of Freeholders was reviewing a proposal to build a 6,500-seat minor league baseball stadium in Bridgewater Township.
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Vladimir Guerrero to be inducted into Angels Hall of Fame

FanRag Sports (blog) - 05 Jun 2017
In addition to the heralded slugger, the Angels Hall of Fame already consists of Gene Autry, Don Baylor, Rod Carew, Dean Chance, Brian Downing, Chuck Finley, Jim Fregosi, Bobby Grich, Bobby Knoop, Jimmy Reese, Nolan Ryan, Tim Salmon, Mike Witt and ...
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Houston, There's Hardly a Problem with These Astros

The Sports Post (blog) - 10 Jun 2017
On December 10, 1971, the New York Mets sent Nolan Ryan packing to the California Angels with teammates Don Rose, Francisco Estrada and Leroy Stanton all in exchange for one player: Jim Fregosi. The rest is history. Aside from Ryan, the list of stars ...
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Morning Report: The Strategy of Going All In with High Upside Picks

Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog) - 16 Jun 2017
The Pirates have made nine trades of note on this date. You can read details on all nine trades here. 1982: Bill Robinson dealt to the Phillies for Wayne Nordhagen. 1977: Ed Kirkpatrick sent to the Rangers for Jim Fregosi. 1966: Don Schwall sent to ...
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Every MLB Team's Best Draft Pick

Sports On Earth - 13 Jun 2017
That drops the Mets entry to strikeout king Ryan, who was infamously traded to the Angels with three other players for shortstop Jim Fregosi after the 1971 season. To that point, Ryan had posted a league-average ERA while walking 6.1 men per nine over ...
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Jim Fregosi's estate auctioning some Phillies memorabilia

Philly.com (blog) - 11 May 2016
Two decades and change after Jim Fregosi's "Macho Row" Phillies team won the National League pennant, the former Phillies manager's estate has decided it's time to get rid of some of his memorabilia from that era. So it has put a range of items up for ...
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New York Mets History: Mets Trade Nolan Ryan

Call to the Pen - 10 Dec 2016
With the California Angels looking for young players, they sent former six time All Star Jim Fregosi to the New York Mets. In exchange, they received Ryan and three other prospects. As Fregosi had been limited to a .233/.317/.326 batting line due to ...
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Some things you may not know about your Angels

Los Angeles Times - 01 Apr 2017
The Angels have retired five numbers in their history: 11 (Jim Fregosi), 26 (Gene Autry), 29 (Rod Carew), 30 (Nolan Ryan) and 50 (Jimmie Reese). There are two other numbers that, while not officially retired, haven't been used in a long time. No. 15 ...
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Jim Fregosi, All-Star, Dies at 71; Angel Was Traded for Nolan Ryan

New York Times - 16 Feb 2014
Jim Fregosi, a baseball lifer who made six All-Star teams as a player and managed the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies to the National League pennant, but who is probably best known — by New Yorkers, at least — as the player the Mets received from the ...
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Phillies Wall of Fame Ballot Released with an Obvious Winner

That Balls Outta Here - 23 Feb 2017
Joining Rose on the ballot will be Scott Rolen, Rick Wise, Placido Polanco, Manny Trillo, Steve Bedrosian, Larry Christenson, Jim Fregosi, Gene Garber, and Ron Reed. Fans can vote for their top three from those 10 candidates, and the top five from the ...

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