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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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Phillies' 1989 trade for Sal Agostinelli still reaping rewards

Philly.com - 18 Aug 2017
At the time, Lee Thomas was the St. Louis farm director and Jim Fregosi was the manager at triple-A Louisville. Agostinelli slowly climbed through the Cardinals' minor-league system, but he was making an impression beyond what he did on the baseball ...
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Ah Zabenya! “Simba” offers hope

Halo's Heaven - 26 Jul 2017
Jim Fregosi's 1964 season (7.0 fWAR), followed by his 1970 season (6.8 fWAR), then his 1965 season (5.4 fWAR), then 1967 (5.2), and then he added a 5 fWAR campaign in 1966 just for good measure. Past that, you have Orlando Cabrera's 2007 season ...
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Requiescat in pace, Don Baylor

Halo's Heaven - 08 Aug 2017
Groove played for spit and vinegar managers like Jim Fregosi and Gene Mauch. -- Don Baylor scored an MLB-best 120 runs from the clean-up spot in 1979. That's insane. -- He smashed 36 dingers and 33 doubles and if he wasn't rounding the bases or on ...
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Peter Schmuck: Don Baylor was everybody's MVP

Baltimore Sun (blog) - 07 Aug 2017
There were a few guys in there who could be pretty tough on a kid reporter and manager Jim Fregosi wasn't an easy interview either, so I was quickly advised that the go-to guys in the clubhouse were Baylor and Bobby Grich, the other former Oriole who ...
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Phillies Wall of Fame: Roy Halladay a lock for 2018?

That Balls Outta Here - 13 Aug 2017
So with no World Champions available, who makes the wall next year? The town hasn't forgiven Scott Rolen, Manny Trillo and Placido Polanco are stretches, and the late Jim Fregosi won't receive enough fan votes. It's more likely than not to be the great ...
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Reusse: Baylor, Daulton each a classic, all-time competitor

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 09 Aug 2017
One, the Phillies were a phenomenal cast of characters; two, the manager was colorful Jim Fregosi, and the pitching coach was Johnny Podres; and three, Jim Eisenreich was thriving with those Phillies a decade after being forced to leave the Twins.
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Card Corner Plus: The Wonder of 1972 Topps 'Traded'

Hardball Times - 27 Jul 2017
Rounding out the group were Jim Fregosi and Rick Wise, two veterans of considerable accomplishment. By waiting to produce the traded cards as parts of its high-numbered series in 1972, Topps avoided having to use airbrushed colors. As a later ...
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Shock, then resolve for '67 Red Sox after Tony Conigliaro beaned

The Boston Globe - 18 Aug 2017
In the Angels clubhouse, players peppered the press with questions for a change. “How is he?” Jim Fregosi asked. “How long will he be out?” Moose Skowron said. Hamilton spoke, looking shaken. He'd hit only one other person all season, certainly not in ...
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Scout's Eye: Let's Make A Baseball Deal

NY Sports Day - 27 Jul 2017
Sometimes it works and other times, well shall I remind every Met fan of the deal that sent Nolan Ryan to the Angels for Jim Fregosi on Dec. 10, 1971? And we all felt for Frank Costanza on “Seinfeld,” when he complained to George Steinbrenner about ...
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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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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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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 ...
jim fregosi

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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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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