Jim Fridley Stats

Jim Fridley was born on Saturday, September 6, 1924, in Philippi, West Virginia. Fridley was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1952, with the Cleveland Indians. 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 Fridley baseball stats page.

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Jim Fridley

Jim Fridley Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#187 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Jim Fridley Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#187 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
James Riley Fridley
Nickname:
Big Jim, Jim
Born On:
09-06-1924  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Philippi, West Virginia
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-28-2003 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Port Charlotte, Florida
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Undetermined
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
04-15-1952 (Age 27)
Last Game:
09-27-1958
Draft:
Not Applicable

Jim Fridley

Jim Fridley Pitching Stats

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Jim Fridley

Jim Fridley Hitting Stats

1952 28 Indians 62 175 23 44 2 0 4 0 16 14 - 40 3 - 1 3 .251 .311 .331
1954 30 Orioles 85 240 25 59 8 5 4 0 36 21 - 41 2 1 2 13 .246 .311 .371
1958 34 Redlegs 5 9 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .444
3 Years 152 424 50 105 12 5 8 0 53 35 0 83 5 1 3 16 .248 .309 .356

Jim Fridley

Jim Fridley Fielding Stats

1952 Indians LF 36 24 642 146 4.1 145 143 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .993 6.10
1952 Indians RF 22 18 573 242 11.0 241 240 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .996 11.36
1954 Orioles LF 64 58 1,527 131 2.0 129 128 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.28
1954 Orioles RF 3 1 42 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1958 Redlegs LF 2 1 30 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
LF Totals 102 83 2,199 278 2.7 275 272 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .989 3.38
RF Totals 25 19 615 246 9.8 245 244 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .996 10.76
3 Years 127 102 2,814 524 4.1 520 516 4 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .992 4.99

Jim Fridley

Jim Fridley Miscellaneous Stats

1952 Indians 3 3 .500 8 4 n/a 43.8 4.4 10.9 - - -
1954 Orioles 0 1 .000 21 1 n/a 60.0 5.9 6.7 - - -
1958 Redlegs 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 9.0 - - -
3 Years 3 4 .429 33 5 n/a 53.0 5.1 8.0 - - -

Jim Fridley

Jim Fridley Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1952 Cleveland Indians 31 Undetermined - -
1954 Baltimore Orioles 17 Undetermined - -
1958 Cincinnati Redlegs 26 Undetermined - -
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James Riley Fridley was a Major League Baseball player with the Cleveland Indians ( 1952 ), Baltimore Orioles ( 1954 ) and Cincinnati Redlegs ( 1958 ). Before Big Jim reached the majors, he served in the United States Army for four years—during World War II!

Did you know that Jim Fridley went 6-for-6 at the plate on April 29, 1952 ? Fridley joined the "club" in Shibe Park and was the fifth player from The Tribe to record six hits in a game !

Jim Fridley 6-for-6 Box Score

Jim Fridley 6-for-6 | The Montgomery Advertiser | April 30, 1952 | Page Two-B

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Last-Modified: April 29, 2020 5:31 AM EST

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