Jim Fregosi, All-Star, Dies at 71; Was Traded for Nolan Ryan - dofaq.com
New York Times - 14 Feb 2014 Jim Fregosi, All-Star, Dies at 71; Was Traded for Nolan Ryan
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 ...
Halo's Heaven - 13 Dec 2018 Catching Up on Your Angel History
Early on in my career as an Angel fan, I came across the interesting bit of trivia about how the Angels' 1961 team holds the record for the most wins ever by an ...
MLB.com - 02 Dec 2018 10 biggest trades in Angels history
ANAHEIM -- The Angels have consummated a fair number of high-profile trades over the course of their history. While their track record is far from perfect, the ...
Forbes - 02 Dec 2018 New Mets GM Gambles; Gets Coveted Closer Plus Pricey Cano
In less than two months on the job, the rookie general manager of the New York Mets has proved himself a riverboat gambler.
12up - 12 Dec 2018 Noah Syndergaard Has Priceless Reaction to Name Being Mentioned in Trade Rumors
New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard used an Anchorman reference to mask the pain of rumors of a potential trade by already incompetent new GM Brodie ...
MLB.com - 19 Nov 2018 Every MLB team's retired numbers
Below are the retired numbers for every Major League club. On April 15, 1997, every team in MLB retired No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson. ATHLETICS9: ...
Forbes - 06 Dec 2018 MLB Hall Of Fame Committee To Vote On Old-Timers For Induction Into Cooperstown
Major League Baseball's Today's Game Era Committee will cast votes Dec. 9 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas for 10 candidates for election to the ...
Concord Monitor - 06 Dec 2018 Swapping stories about that one time
Potential members look to OLLI at Granite State College for a broad variety of educational programs. But, inside OLLI, we know that there is much more learning ...
MLB.com - 21 Nov 2018 Biggest trades in Mets history
In their dealings with rival teams, the Mets have never lacked for drama. Some of the foremost stars have come and gone via trade, leaving the Mets with a ...
Chicago Tribune - 03 Dec 2018 Longtime White Sox trainer Herm Schneider transitions to emeritus role: 'It was the right time'
Herm Schneider, who supervised the comebacks of Bo Jackson and Robin Ventura from career-threatening injuries during his 40 seasons with the White Sox, ...
Phillies Nation - 21 Nov 2018 Phillies Hot Stove History: The 2000 Jose Mesa free agent signing
Rumors continue breaking nearly every single day during this off-season that the Philadelphia Phillies are ready to make some big moves. Today came rumors ...
USA TODAY - 14 Feb 2014 Former manager, All-Star Jim Fregosi dies
Jim Fregosi, whose outsized personality complemented his significant stature in baseball through six decades as a player, manager, scout and executive, died ...
Chicago Tribune - 14 Feb 2014 Former White Sox manager Jim Fregosi dead at 71
Summing up Jim Fregosi's life runs much deeper than his 18 seasons as an All-Star shortstop and 15 years as manager that included an unsuccessful but ...
Philly.com - 25 Jul 2018 Gabe Kapler has second-most wins among Phillies managers after first 100 games
Of course it would be Trevor Plouffe who would hit the game-winning homer Tuesday off a Dodgers second baseman in the 16th inning. Nothing about Gabe ...
Philly.com - 25 Sep 2018 The Phillies were progressive, but did they progress? | Bob Ford
Gabe Kapler, who is about to complete his rookie year as a major-league manager, has proved during this up-then-down Phillies season to be a master of ...
NBCSports.com - 10 Jun 2018 Schilling would love to have been Kapler's pitching coach
As the Phils celebrated the 25th anniversary of their '93 team Sunday, Curt Schilling said he would've taken the job as Gabe Kapler's pitching coach. By Jim ...
Philly.com - 05 Mar 2014 Final farewell for Jim Fregosi, baseball man
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Behind the backstop, the baseball lifers gathered; the scouts and crosscheckers from nearly two dozen major-league organizations, more ...
Allentown Morning Call - 24 May 2018 The Phillies 1993 NL Championship team: Where are they now?
The Phillies are set to honor the 1993 National League Championship team, one of the most popular teams in Philadelphia sports history, the weekend of June ...
Philly.com - 08 Jun 2018 Tribute to ’93 Phillies not the same without Darren Daulton and Lenny Dykstra | Bob Brookover
The Phillies will pay tribute to the 25-year anniversary of their unforgettable 1993 team during Sunday's game at Citizens Bank Park. It won't be the same, ...
The Good Phight - 25 Oct 2018 It’s time to look Joe Carter in the eye
It started as anger, metastasized as agony, dulled into bitterness, and was eventually, like all these stories, passed down by our ancestors as further evidence to ...
FanSided - 10 Dec 2016 New York Mets History: Mets Trade Nolan Ryan
On this day in 1971, the New York Mets made what can be considered one of the worst trades in history, sending Nolan Ryan to the Angels for Jim Fregosi.
Sportsnet.ca - 01 Oct 2018 Blue Jays in familiar spot with managerial opening
There have been other crossroads managerial decisions in Toronto Blue Jays history, you know.
South Side Sox - 17 Feb 2014 Jim Fregosi, Hawk Harrelson's hire
Over the last four months of the 2013 season, we tracked 122 different Hawk Harrelson superlatives. Jim Fregosi, who died on Friday at the age of 71, earned ...
NBC 10 Philadelphia - 06 Aug 2017 Remembering Darren Daulton, a Great Phillie, a Great Leader
Darren Daulton died Sunday, way too young at the age of 55, after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Boston.com - 30 Apr 2018 Red Sox historical comparisons: How the 2018 team lines up
A look at how each member of the Red Sox' 25-man roster really compares with his top statistical comp. Read more at Boston.com.
Philly.com - 19 Jul 2018 A look back at ’93 Phillies offers sobering lesson in ruthlessness of time
A look back at the 1993 Phillies on this 25th anniversary of their journey summons more than nostalgia for their screwball antics — it reminds us of the frailty of ...
The Delaware County Daily Times - 27 Sep 2018 McCaffery: Gabe Kapler never managed to completely do his job
PHILADELPHIA — Some day, Gabe Kapler will be fired, to be made to take his smoke machines and go. That would be both smoke machines, the one he keeps ...
The Washington Post - 10 Aug 2018 Dave Martinez reflects on past while moving forward in return to Wrigley Field
Dave Martinez normally holds his pregame media sessions in his office when the Nationals are on the road, but this one was different. Much like when Dusty ...
Beyond the Box Score - 23 Sep 2018 Starlin Castro’s controversial quest for 3000 hits and the Hall of Fame
While 300 wins may no longer be the absolute indicator of a Hall of Fame pitching career, 3000 hits may still be. Even though counting stats have as of late been ...
The Delaware County Daily Times - 04 Aug 2018 De George: Philadelphia is the home where Halladays' hearts are
PHILADELPHIA >> Roy and Brandy Halladay huddled up on their boat in the winter of 2009 with a pizza and a plan.
Los Angeles Times - 23 Jan 2018 Will Vladimir Guerrero be the first Angel in Cooperstown?
He is expected to be elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, but will he wear and Angels cap, or Expos?
Los Angeles Times - 16 Jun 2018 Stat corner: Best players in Angels history
Who had the best career in Angels history? We can use the Wins Above Average stat, covered in a previous stat corner, to give one possible answer. Remember ...
Rising Apple - 27 Jun 2018 Mets: Noah Syndergaard and Nolan Ryan could share history
The New York Mets have a history of dealing young flamethrowing arms like Nolan Ryan. That's why a Noah Syndergaard trade should stay off the table.
MyAJC - 03 Apr 2018 Kapler is unlike any manager Phillies fans have known (and booed)
When Gabe Kapler came of age as a baseball fan, in Southern California in the early 1980s, he named...
MLB.com - 01 Nov 2018 Angels retired numbers
It's been 20 years since the Angels retired a number, a testament to the rarefied nature of that honor within the franchise. Only six numbers have been retired in ...
Athletics Nation - 20 Jun 2018 Elephant Rumblings: Grant Holmes On Mound Again, D’Backs Discussing Machado
1932 - Doc Cramer of the A's collects six hits in consecutive times at bat in a nine-inning game. Cramer will do this again in 1935, the only American League ...
OCRegister - 08 Oct 2018 Whicker: Ryan Madson’s muscle memory keys Dodgers in Game 4
ATLANTA — Ten years ago he did this all the time. Ryan Madson was the Bridge to Lidge, a formidable, 6-foot-6, 243-pound presence who walked purposefully ...
Halo's Heaven - 27 Jul 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame? Heavenly, with a FULL cloud of Angels in Cooperstown
Cooperstown! That's the ultimate goal of almost every ball player, to be enshrined as a baseball immortal as the best who ever played the game. Sunday a few ...
Philly.com - 18 Aug 2017 Phillies' 1989 trade for Sal Agostinelli still reaping rewards
Agostinelli is now the Phillies' international scouting director and a major force in the team's rebuilding process.
FOXSports.com - 05 Nov 2018 Andrelton Simmons takes home fourth-career Gold Glove
Andrelton Simmons is a wizard in the Angels' infield. This is a well-known fact. And, on Sunday, it was confirmed by all of Major League Baseball. The shortstop ...
MLB.com - 23 May 2018 Remembering The Misfits
Let's see, the Phillies have had the Whiz Kids (1950), Comeback Kids (1980) and Wheeze Kids (1983). Along came a bunch that had more nicknames, mostly ...
The Good Phight - 16 May 2018 Macho Low, Part 6: Bob Ayrault was always ready for his big league debut
The Phillies found Bob Ayrault in an independent league out west, but he had felt ready for the big leagues for a while.
Culver City Observer - 09 Aug 2018 Mitch Chortkoff Remembered
My friend, my coworker, my editor Mitch Chortkoff lost his battle with diabetes and related illnesses this week. He was 78. Mitch was a renowned.
San Mateo Daily Journal - 18 May 2018 Serra legend Ken Houle dies | Sports
Ken Houle, a 35-year member of the Serra High School faculty as well as baseball manager and athletic director, died Tuesday according to a statement sent to ...
The Crawfish Boxes - 20 Jun 2018 The Year of the Shortstop: Who is the Best of the Best? Is Correa an All Star?
2018 has more slugging shortstops than any year in baseball history. Which AL shortstops deserve to go to the All Star game?
Athlon Sports - 14 Feb 2018 Los Angeles Angels 2018: Scouting, Projected Lineup, Expert Insight
Two years ago, when Billy Eppler was hired as the Angels' general manager, there was a legitimate debate about whether the team should trade superstar Mike ...
East Bay Times - 18 May 2018 Iconic Peninsula high school baseball coach dies at 89
Ken Houle, one of founding fathers of WCAL, coached for two decades at Serra High in San Mateo.
For The Win - 09 Dec 2017 Shohei Ohtani jokes he wanted to wear Angels teammate Mike Trout's number
Shohei Ohtani got a few laughs at one point in his press conference at Angel Stadium on Saturday, the day after it was announced that he officially chose to sign ...
PR Newswire - 22 Jan 2018 A Sign Of Spring: RBI Baseball 18 Coming This March
NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- R.B.I. Baseball 18, featuring a suite of new game enhancements including Franchise and Home Run Derby modes, ...
MassLive.com - 05 Aug 2018 New Boston Red Sox second baseman Tony Renda went to same high school as Tom Brady, roots for Patriots
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Tony Renda fields a ground ball off the bat of Miami Marlins second Dee Gordon during the fifth inning of a baseball game, ...
Tampabay.com - 26 Feb 2018 Former Ray Dave Martinez ready for his time in the sun
LAKE BUENA VISTA – The sun shone brilliantly late Monday morning on Dave Martinez as he made his pregame rounds at Disney's Champion Stadium.
The Good Phight - 30 May 2018 Macho Low, Part 8: Bobby Thigpen broke Tony La Russa’s brain
Tight pants. 57 saves. A Tony La Russa meltdown. Really, really tight pants. By the time Bobby Thigpen got to Philly, he had already accomplished a lot.
ESPN - 18 Jun 2018 How Mike Trout stacks up to MLB's greats over his first 1,000 games
He's just 26, but having reached a grand milestone, we compare the career numbers of baseball's best player to the legends of the game.
FanSided - 17 Oct 2018 Blue Jays: Interviewing for the manager’s job? Focus on relationships
Candidates for the future manager of the Toronto Blue Jays should focus on the people you will be working with day to day.
OCRegister - 16 Jul 2015 Smith: What Angels player will be next to have his number retired?
ANAHEIM – They loom like winning Powerball numbers, hanging on the beige wall in right field between the stands and giant scoreboard at Angel Stadium.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - 16 Jul 2018 Maybe MLB All-Star Game doesn’t need to be fixed
Another All-Star Game is upon us, which means guys are faking hamstring injuries to get out of playing in it and baseball writers are pontificating about how to ...
Chicago Daily Herald - 07 Aug 2017 Remembering Don Baylor: fierce competitor, quiet and respected leader
Don Baylor was remembered Monday as a quiet but respected presence in Major League Baseball. Baylor, who managed the Chicago Cubs from 2000 until ...
Twinkie Town - 24 Apr 2018 Ranking Joe Mauer among MLB’s all-time hometown players
How does Mauer stack up against MLB's pantheon of Hometown Heroes?
PGH City Paper - 28 Feb 2018 How well do you know Pittsburgh sports?
In honor of our Gaming Issue, we present the hardest Pittsburgh sports puzzle ever … we hope.
Metro US - 12 Jun 2018 A bittersweet reunion for ’93 Phillies
Last Sunday, the Philadelphia Phillies celebrated the 25th anniversary of the 1993 team, which captured the N.L. pennant and the hearts of fans in the city.
South Side Sox - 07 Nov 2018 Update: The worst managers in White Sox history
Last season, at the All-Star break, I published a list of best and worst managers in Chicago White Sox history. At that point, Ricky Renteria had managed just ...
Baltimore Sun - 07 Aug 2017 Peter Schmuck: Don Baylor was everybody's MVP
Don Baylor, the American League MVP in 1979, is remembered fondly.
OCRegister - 08 Sep 2017 An Angels Fan’s Guide to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Museum
Among things in life that can be overdue — library books, credit card payments, a baby nine months and a day in the womb — the one closest to bordering on ...
Houston Chronicle - 09 Jul 2018 The Astrodome. The 1968 All-Star Game. And me.
In 1968, they were baseball's biggest names: Mickey Mantle. Hank Aaron. Willie Mays. They, and I, were at the MLB All-Star Game at the Astrodome.
Royals Review - 04 Sep 2018 Here are your 1976 Kansas City Royals
I will always remember 1976 as the year where the possibilities of life seemed endless. The country was celebrating it's 200th year in existence and exciting stuff ...
Halo's Heaven - 26 Jul 2017 Ah Zabenya! “Simba” offers hope
A look into Andrelton's improvement offensively and the fact that the Angels finally have a franchise shortstop.
Beyond the Box Score - 18 Feb 2018 Predicting the Hall of Fame chances for our favorite players
The 2018 Hall of Fame vote is over, but there's still plenty of players to discuss.
MLB.com - 22 Jan 2018 R.B.I. Baseball adds baseball legends for latest edition
The video game classic R.B.I. Baseball is back with its 2018 edition set for release this upcoming March, *fresh* with the beaming face of Indians shortstop ...
Philly.com - 03 Aug 2018 Maikel Franco’s moon shot keeps Phillies in first place | Bob Brookover
Maikel Franco's 18th home run of the season was the first walk-off of his career as the Phillies rallied in the ninth inning for a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins.
Sportsnet.ca - 25 Mar 2018 Big Read: How John Gibbons has become the ultimate survivor
No one would have predicted he would manage 1420 games for the Toronto Blue Jays. Or win 720 of them. This is how John Gibbons beat the doubters.
FiveThirtyEight - 26 Jul 2017 Hall-Of-Fame Careers That Cooperstown Never Gave The Time Of Day
At long last, Tim Raines will officially be a Hall of Famer. The longtime Montreal Expos outfielder was voted into the Hall last winter in his 10th (and final) year on ...
The Good Phight - 25 Apr 2018 Joe Millette kept shortstop warm for Kevin Stocker
The Phillies had a hole at shortstop in 1993. Joe Millette did not fill that hole.
Press-Enterprise - 06 Oct 2015 MLB: Inland native Madson born again, baseball style
Ryan Madson sat in the cramped visitor's clubhouse in Chicago's Wrigley Field, phone pressed to his ear, an ear-to-ear grin spreading across his face.
MLB.com - 01 Mar 2018 Players who have hit for the cycle
Getting four knocks in one day is memorable for even the best hitters. :: RARE FEATS ::
Halos Heaven - 31 May 2018 Thor’sLinks: Halos Wet The Bed. Goose Gets Cooked.
Two rain delays wash out Shohei' Ohtani's outing, and Cam Bedrosian washes out, period.
Philly.com - 23 Feb 2017 Pete Rose is on Phillies' Wall of Fame ballot
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Pete Rose remains banned from induction in Cooperstown but he appears to be headed for a spot on Ashburn Alley. The player credited ...
Royals Blue - 07 May 2018 Won by One: How April 8, 1969 Changed the Game of Baseball
One could argue that the 1969 Baseball Expansion began on December 19, 1960 when Charles O. Finley purchased a controlling interest in the Kansas City ...
Kansas City Star - 07 Oct 2015 The conversation that led Ryan Madson back to baseball, and the Royals’ bullpen
His elbow aching and his will depleted, Ryan Madson turned his back on baseball in 2014. Then one call sparked a chain that rekindled Madson's passion for ...
NESN - 10 Dec 2017 Angels’ Shohei Ohtani Has Hilarious Reason For Choosing To Wear No. 17
Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani was introduced as a member of the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, and he donned his No. 17 jersey for the first time.
HousingWire - 08 Oct 2018 Home Point Financial Corporation, Capsilon partner to reduce purchase review time
Home Point Financial Corporation, a national mortgage originator and servicer, is partnering with Capsilon, a provider of mortgage automation software, ...
Philly.com - 04 Nov 2015 Royals' Arbuckle: Scouting, development build winners
The Phillies had an opportunity to bring an assistant general manager with a strong scouting and player development background home from Kansas City last ...
The Good Phight - 18 Sep 2014 Expos-ed: The series that almost killed the '93 Phillies
We recall 1993 fondly, but those NL champion Phillies almost blew their magical season during a September sojourn north of the border.
SB Nation - 25 May 2018 Ranking every MLB expansion team shows how freaky the Golden Knights are
Is this a shameless attempt to poach some Vegas Golden Knights search traffic? It sure is. But you know you want to read about the 1961 Washington Senators, ...
South Side Sox - 19 Jul 2018 The worst managers in White Sox history
There's reason you've never heard of White Sox manager Hugh Duffy, the franchise's lousiest manager; but you're well aware of the guy at No. 2.
MLB.com - 09 Dec 2017 HOFer, former Senator Bunning dies at 85
PHILADELPHIA -- Jim Bunning, the only member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame to be elected to Congress, died late Friday night at 85. Bunning, who ...
FanSided - 11 Aug 2017 They don’t make them like they used to. Angels Don Baylor was more than just a good player. Remembering “Groove”
Don Baylor was one of the all-time greats to put on an Angel uniform (1977 to 1982) . However, Baylor was more than just a player, he was a leader, a coach, ...
Newsday - 27 Mar 2018 Baseball 101: Dynamic duos
Some things just go together, and in baseball, there are plenty of pairings where you can't think of one without the other.
Sports Radio 94 WIP - 03 Nov 2018 30 years of WIP: A time capsule of Philadelphia sports
30 years ago WIP was born. Rob Charry commemorated the anniversary with a three-hour special that aired on Saturday, which included a year by year look at ...
FanSided - 14 Aug 2017 Blue Jays: Where does Gibby rank among Jays’ skippers?
John Gibbons earned his 700th win as the manager of the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. With this latest milestone, how should we rank Gibby among Blue ...
The Good Phight - 20 Jun 2018 Macho Low, Part 11: Tim Mauser started at the top of the heap
Tim Mauser almost threw 30 straight scoreless innings in the minors—about a quarter of his major league innings pitched total.
FanSided - 13 Aug 2017 Phillies Wall of Fame: Roy Halladay a lock for 2018?
Doc could be making one last house call to Citizens Bank Park next year as the Phillies Wall of Fame inductee Reeling from the Pete Ro...
The Good Phight - 13 Jun 2018 Macho Low, Part 10: Kevin Foster ate the Phillies’ worst innings
While the regular Phillies were barfing, Kevin Foster and the back-ups took the field.
Philly.com - 07 Feb 2018 Doug Pederson and Charlie Manuel were unlikely parade marshals | Bob Ford
Neither Manuel nor Pederson arrived with great acclaim or much expectation.
CBSSports.com - 20 Nov 2012 Gibbons a surprise rehire as Blue Jays manager, and not all are impressed
Gibbons was 306-306 in his first tenure in Toronto from 2004-08, and that includes his two most famous player confrontations.
Fox News - 05 Jun 2017 Vladimir Guerrero to be inducted into Angels Hall of Fame
Vladimir Guerrero, the 2004 American League Most Valuable Player, will be inducted into the AngelsHall of Fame on Aug. 26. Guerrero, who played in five ...
LA Sports Hub - 20 Jan 2018 LA Angels: Mike Trout has already earned his place in Cooperstown
Former LA Angels outfielder Vladimir Guerrero is on second Hall of Fame ballot. One current Angel, Mike Trout, has already cemented his place in Cooperstown.
The Good Phight - 31 Oct 2017 Gabe Kapler is unlike every other Phillies manager in team history
On Episode 160 of The Felske Files, host John Stolnis breaks down the Phillies selection of Gabe Kapler as their next manager.
Baseball Nation - 24 Jan 2013 Finding the bobbleheads that should exist, part II
In the THRILLING conclusion, we take a look at the American League bobbleheads that are nowhere to be found.
Halo's Heaven - 20 Nov 2007 Ranking Angels' Shortstops Historically
Gold Gloves: Fregosi, Cabrera (1 ea.) All Stars: Fregosi (6), DiSarcina (1) Postseason Appearances: Eckstein, Cabrera (2 ea.), Schofield, Foli, Campaneris (1 ea.)
Chicago Daily Herald - 26 Dec 2014 Notable 2014 deaths in Chicago area and Illinois
Jane Byrne, Alan Dixon, Phil Crane, Richard J. Elrod: A look at the notable people from the Chicago area and Illinois who died in 2014.
Halo's Heaven - 05 Sep 2013 The Angels Legacy of Bobby Knoop
Angels infielder and coach Bobby Knoop was inducted into the Angels Hall of Fame Thursday night. He now wears the elite red jacket. Let's look at his ...
NFL games today, Week 15 scores, highlights, updates, schedule: Dalvin Cook ...
Canelo Alvarez a winner, and not only in the ring
' Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' Is Not Just A Must-See, It's A Must-See In ...
Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins keep Texans in hunt for playoff bye
Alcorn State, NC A&T Put History and Tradition at the Forefront of the ...
Rolling Loud Los Angeles Friday Recap: Post, Wayne, Lil Baby, Shoreline, and ...