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Jim Fregosi from the Chronology
Sep 30, 1996 - Boston fires manager Kevin Kennedy and Philadelphia fires manager Jim Fregosi.
Apr 23, 1991 - Manager Nick Leyva is fired by the Phillies after just 13 games and replaced by Jim Fregosi. It is the second-fastest firing in major league history. Cal Ripken Sr. was fired by Baltimore after 6 games in 1988. Under Fregosi the Phils lose their 10th in 14 games dropping a 2-1 decision to the Mets. Jason Grimsley is the loser as both Mets score on walks.
Oct 7, 1988 - Lou Piniella is fired as manager of the Yankees for the 2nd time and Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of the White Sox. Dallas Green replaces Piniella while Yankee coach Jeff Torborg will eventually replace Fregosi on November 3rd.
Jul 4, 1968 - In Detroit it is home run derby as the Tigers score 9 runs in the 2nd and hold on for a 13-10 victory over the California Angels. Andy Messersmith makes his ML debut to stop the Tigers in the third but Norm Cash Willie Horton and Bill Freehan all homer in the frame. Jim Northrup who triples in the 3rd adds 2 homers and 5 RBIs while Cash hits a 2nd homer. Don Mincher with 2 and Jim Fregosi homer for the Angels.
Apr 16, 1967 - In California the Orioles earn a doubleheader split when Steve Barber flirts with a no-hitter before allowing a 9th inning one-out double to Jim Fregosi. It is the only hit Barber allows winning 3-0. In game 1 the Angels win 5-4 in 10 innings on Fregosi's RBI single. Lew Burdette (1-0) in relief. notches the last decision of his career. When he's released in September the veteran will finish at 203-144.
Jul 28, 1964 - The Angels Jim Fregosi hits for the cycle to assure a 3-1 win over the Yankees. New York's only score is a Mantle homer over the CF fence at Chavez Ravine one of only two hits off Dean Chance. It's the first homer given up by Chance in 69 innings.
Dec 14, 1960 - The Angels and Senators each select 28 players from a pool of AL talent. Among Los Angeles selections are P Dean Chance‚ SS Jim Fregosi‚ 1B Ted Kluszewski‚ and RF Albie Pearson. Washington selections include P Bobby Shantz‚ LF Chuck Hinton‚ OF Gene Woodling‚ and P Hal Woodeshick.