Jim Fregosi Stats

Jim Fregosi was born on Saturday, April 4, 1942, in San Francisco, California. Fregosi was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 14, 1961, with the Los Angeles Angels. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Jim Fregosi baseball stats page.

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"I just want you to know one thing. When you get to be my age, there are no routine ground balls." - Jim Fregosi (Baseball Digest, April 1977, Page 11)

Jim Fregosi

Jim Fregosi Autograph on a 1978 Topps Baseball Card (#323)

Jim Fregosi Autograph on a 1978 Topps Baseball Card (#323)

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Birth Name:
James Louis Fregosi
Nickname:
Jim
Born On:
04-04-1942  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
San Francisco, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-14-2014 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Miami, Florida
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
09-14-1961 (Age 19)
Last Game:
05-31-1978
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Jim Fregosi Pitching Stats

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Jim Fregosi Hitting Stats

1961 19 Angels 11 27 7 6 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 2 .222 .250 .222
1962 20 Angels 58 175 15 51 3 4 3 0 23 18 1 27 2 1 0 4 .291 .356 .406
1963 21 Angels 154 592 83 170 29 12 9 0 50 36 3 104 9 5 0 10 .287 .325 .422
1964 22 Angels 147 505 86 140 22 9 18 0 72 72 2 87 6 4 4 13 .277 .369 .463
1965 23 Angels 161 602 66 167 19 7 15 0 64 54 4 107 15 8 4 10 .277 .337 .407
1966 24 Angels 162 611 78 154 32 7 13 1 67 67 1 89 10 6 2 12 .252 .325 .391
1967 25 Angels 151 590 75 171 23 6 9 0 56 49 2 77 7 0 5 10 .290 .349 .395
1968 26 Angels 159 614 77 150 21 13 9 0 49 60 4 101 10 4 5 12 .244 .315 .365
1969 27 Angels 161 580 78 151 22 6 12 0 47 93 7 86 7 4 1 10 .260 .361 .381
1970 28 Angels 158 601 95 167 33 5 22 0 82 69 3 92 2 4 3 7 .278 .353 .459
1971 29 Angels 107 347 31 81 15 1 5 0 33 39 6 61 5 3 5 4 .233 .317 .326
1972 30 Mets 101 340 31 79 15 4 5 0 32 38 2 71 2 1 1 6 .232 .311 .344
1973 31 Mets 45 124 7 29 4 1 0 0 11 20 3 25 0 0 0 2 .234 .340 .282
1973 31 Rangers 45 157 25 42 6 2 6 0 16 12 0 31 0 3 1 1 .268 .318 .446
1974 32 Rangers 78 230 31 60 5 0 12 0 34 22 4 41 0 1 0 11 .261 .324 .439
1975 33 Rangers 77 191 25 50 5 0 7 0 33 20 4 39 1 4 1 6 .262 .329 .398
1976 34 Rangers 58 133 17 31 7 0 2 0 12 23 1 33 2 2 0 4 .233 .342 .331
1977 35 Rangers 13 28 4 7 1 0 1 0 5 3 0 4 0 1 0 0 .250 .313 .393
1977 35 Pirates 36 56 10 16 1 1 3 0 16 13 1 10 0 2 0 1 .286 .408 .500
1978 36 Pirates 20 20 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 .200 .385 .250
18 Years 1,902 6,523 844 1,726 264 78 151 1 706 715 48 1,097 79 53 32 125 .265 .338 .398

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Jim Fregosi Fielding Stats

1961 Angels SS 11 7 204 36 3.3 34 12 22 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .944 4.50
1962 Angels SS 52 49 1,329 261 5.0 246 96 150 15 35 n/a n/a n/a .943 5.00
1963 Angels SS 151 150 3,963 744 4.9 717 271 446 27 90 n/a n/a n/a .964 4.88
1964 Angels SS 137 135 3,585 669 4.9 646 225 421 23 89 n/a n/a n/a .966 4.87
1965 Angels SS 160 158 4,205 819 5.1 793 312 481 26 93 n/a n/a n/a .968 5.09
1966 Angels 1B 1 1 33 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1966 Angels SS 162 159 462 863 5.3 828 297 531 35 125 n/a n/a n/a .959 48.39
1967 Angels SS 151 151 396 718 4.8 693 258 435 25 73 n/a n/a n/a .965 47.25
1968 Angels SS 159 159 471 756 4.8 727 273 454 29 92 n/a n/a n/a .962 41.68
1969 Angels SS 160 160 4,503 741 4.6 720 255 465 21 88 n/a n/a n/a .972 4.32
1970 Angels 1B 6 6 159 56 9.3 56 49 7 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.51
1970 Angels SS 150 150 3,939 752 5.0 732 264 468 20 99 n/a n/a n/a .973 5.02
1971 Angels 1B 18 17 426 154 8.6 154 141 13 0 13 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.76
1971 Angels LF 7 5 129 10 1.4 10 9 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.09
1971 Angels SS 74 73 1,857 352 4.8 330 93 237 22 31 n/a n/a n/a .938 4.80
1972 Mets 1B 3 1 33 8 2.7 8 7 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.55
1972 Mets 3B 85 84 2,226 230 2.7 215 71 144 15 9 n/a n/a n/a .935 2.61
1972 Mets SS 6 5 138 30 5.0 30 13 17 0 6 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.87
1973 Mets 1B 3 2 42 15 5.0 15 12 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.64
1973 Mets 3B 17 16 417 47 2.8 44 15 29 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .936 2.85
1973 Mets LF 1 1 27 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1973 Mets SS 17 16 417 64 3.8 58 20 38 6 10 n/a n/a n/a .906 3.76
1973 Rangers 1B 10 9 183 65 6.5 65 61 4 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.59
1973 Rangers 3B 34 33 789 79 2.3 74 29 45 5 7 n/a n/a n/a .937 2.53
1973 Rangers SS 6 3 78 12 2.0 12 8 4 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.15
1974 Rangers 1B 47 43 936 339 7.2 339 315 24 0 32 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.78
1974 Rangers 3B 32 28 636 70 2.2 65 16 49 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.76
1975 Rangers 1B 54 36 1,008 395 7.3 389 355 34 6 31 n/a n/a n/a .985 10.42
1975 Rangers 3B 4 1 30 2 0.5 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1976 Rangers 1B 26 20 579 198 7.6 197 183 14 1 20 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.19
1976 Rangers 3B 5 1 42 5 1.0 4 0 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 2.57
1977 Rangers 1B 5 3 87 35 7.0 35 31 4 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.86
1977 Pirates 1B 15 13 342 106 7.1 104 99 5 2 9 n/a n/a n/a .981 8.21
1977 Pirates 3B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1978 Pirates 1B 2 2 36 14 7.0 14 13 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.50
1978 Pirates 2B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1978 Pirates 3B 5 2 42 6 1.2 4 1 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 2.57
SS Totals 1,396 1,375 25,547 6,817 4.9 6,566 2,397 4,169 251 836 n/a n/a n/a .963 6.94
1B Totals 190 153 3,864 1,387 7.3 1,378 1,268 110 9 117 n/a n/a n/a .994 9.63
3B Totals 183 165 4,182 439 2.4 408 133 275 31 21 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.63
LF Totals 8 6 156 10 1.3 10 9 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.73
2B Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
18 Years 1,778 1,699 33,749 8,653 4.9 8,362 3,807 4,555 291 974 n/a n/a n/a .966 6.69

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Jim Fregosi Miscellaneous Stats

1961 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.8 9.0 - - -
1962 Angels 2 1 .667 0 7 n/a 58.3 6.5 7.6 - - -
1963 Angels 2 2 .500 1 3 n/a 65.8 5.7 11.8 - - -
1964 Angels 8 3 .727 12 0 n/a 28.1 5.8 7.0 - - -
1965 Angels 13 5 .722 2 0 n/a 40.1 5.6 9.4 - - -
1966 Angels 17 8 .680 1 0 n/a 47.0 6.9 9.1 - - -
1967 Angels 9 6 .600 0 0 n/a 65.6 7.7 10.5 - - -
1968 Angels 9 4 .692 0 0 n/a 68.2 6.1 12.5 - - -
1969 Angels 9 2 .818 1 0 n/a 48.3 6.7 12.3 - - -
1970 Angels 0 2 .000 2 0 n/a 27.3 6.5 7.3 - - -
1971 Angels 2 1 .667 12 0 n/a 69.4 5.7 10.5 - - -
1972 Mets 0 1 .000 8 0 n/a 68.0 4.8 10.6 - - -
1973 Mets 1 2 .333 8 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 11.3 - - -
1973 Rangers 0 1 .000 0 0 0 26.2 5.1 9.8 - - -
1974 Rangers 0 1 .000 4 1 0 19.2 5.6 6.8 - - -
1975 Rangers 0 1 .000 31 1 13 27.3 4.9 5.8 - - -
1976 Rangers 2 0 1.000 22 2 18 66.5 4.0 11.1 - - -
1977 Rangers 0 0 .000 5 1 3 28.0 7.0 5.6 - - -
1977 Pirates 2 0 1.000 21 1 n/a 18.7 5.6 3.5 - - -
1978 Pirates 0 0 .000 15 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 20.0 - - -
18 Years 76 40 .655 145 16 34 43.2 5.9 9.2 - - -

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Jim Fregosi Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1961 Los Angeles Angels 16 $10,000.00 - -
1962 Los Angeles Angels 16 , 11 $13,000.00 - -
1963 Los Angeles Angels 11 $18,000.00 - -
1964 Los Angeles Angels 11 $27,000.00 Stats -
1965 Los Angeles Angels 11 $33,000.00 - -
1966 California Angels 11 $40,000.00 Stats -
1967 California Angels 11 $40,000.00 Stats -
1968 California Angels 11 $65,000.00 Stats -
1969 California Angels 11 $60,000.00 Stats -
1970 California Angels 11 $70,000.00 Stats -
1971 California Angels 11 $80,000.00 - -
1972 New York Mets 2 $80,000.00 - -
1973 New York Mets 2 $80,000.00 - -
1973 Texas Rangers 17 "     " - -
1974 Texas Rangers 17 $64,000.00 - -
1975 Texas Rangers 17 $62,000.00 - -
1976 Texas Rangers 17 $60,000.00 - -
1977 Texas Rangers 17 $42,000.00 - -
1977 Pittsburgh Pirates 29 "     " - -
1978 Pittsburgh Pirates 29 $40,000.00 - -
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James Louis Fregosi was a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965), California Angels (1966-1971), New York Mets (1972-1973), Texas Rangers (1973-1977), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1977-1978).
Jim Fregosi Retired #11
Jim Fregosi #11 | Retired by Los Angeles Angels | August 1, 1998

Did you know that Jim Fregosi was the last player to retire who was a member of the "original" 1961 Los Angeles Angels roster? Fregosi was a six time All-Star ( 1964 , 1966 , 1967 , 1968 , 1969 , 1970 ) with the Angels franchise and had his #11 retired by the organization on August 1, 1998.

Jim Fregosi Hits for the Cycle
Jim Fregosi Cycle (Box Score) | Hazleton Standard-Speaker | July 29, 1964 | Page 16
Jim Fregosi was the first Angels ' player in franchise history to hit for the cycle . On July 28, 1964 , he completed the cycle , the first player to do so in Dodger Stadium and then, on May 20, 1968 , he hit for the cycle a second time - becoming the first Angels ' player with two.

Jim Fregosi Baseball Card
Jim Fregosi | 1962 Topps Baseball Card (#209) | Baseball Almanac Collection
In 1966 , Jim Fregosi took the field in every game, only the second shortstop in American League history to field the position 162 times, joining Dick Howser . Fregosi committed the most errors in the junior circuit at short that season, but was also tops in assists, double plays, and range factor - earning him a Gold Glove Award , the first ever worn by an Angel .

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