Ex-MLB manager Jim Fregosi dead at 71

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NY, NY, United States (NewsBahn) – Former MLB manager Jim Fregosi died Friday morning from complications due to strokes he suffered recently.

He was 71.

Fregosi managed the Los Angeles Angels, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays, posting a 1,028-1,094 record over 15 seasons.

Members of the Phillies organization expressed their sadness at his passing.

“Everyone in the Phillies organization is deeply saddened about the news of Jim’s passing. We, and so many others in the game, have lost a dear friend,” Phillies president David Montgomery said in a statement.. He’ll be remembered for his vibrant personality, wisdom and love of the game.”

He played 18 seasons for the Angels, New York Mets, Texas Rangers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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