Jim Louis Fregosi was an American professional baseball shortstop and manager, who played in Major League Baseball from 1961 to 1978, primarily for the Los Angeles / California Angels.
He also played for the New York Mets, Texas Rangers, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jim Fregosi: Cause of Death, Former Phillies, What Happened
Cause of Death:
Fregosi suffered a heart attack. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale first reported the heart-wrenching news via Twitter. Fregosi, a longtime scout, was a trusted voice for Moore, particularly with respect to evaluating potential acquisitions. The son of former MLB player and manager Jim Fregosi Sr., Fregosi Jr.
While negotiating with his family it came to know that the baseball player had a heart attack that caused him dead, the information has been revealed by Hall of Fame writer Tracy Ribgolsby. He also praised the players in his sorrow note wherein he wrote that he was a “passionate and fun-loving attitude to the Phillies scouting department”. Get more information regarding Jim Fegosi Jr death.
Longtime former Phillies scout Jim Fregosi Jr. dead at 57. Mr. Fregosi spent the last 10 seasons with the Kansas City Royals and 17 with the Phillies, rising from an area scout in southern California in 1992 to a major-league scout in 2009.
Jim Fregosi Jr., a longtime baseball scout and son of the late former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi, died Thursday. He was 57.
In a statement released by the Royals, president of baseball operations Dayton Moore remembered Mr. Fregosi as “an amazing baseball man who had a passion and love for the game.
“His desire to compete, his strong conviction, and keen eye for players separated him as an evaluator,” Moore continued. “But above all, he was our friend and we shared all the ups and downs and great things this game has to offer. We will continue to cherish the great memories we have together.”