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Author:  nad69dan [ Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:37 am ]
Post subject:  RIP Jim Fregosi ... --mlb.html

Author:  val [ Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:46 am ]
Post subject:  Re: RIP Jim Fregosi

Nice tribute: ... debate-win

Then there was the time, in another year, that I decided to write a piece about how Fregosi's pitching staff was leading the league in walks and walk ratio.

"Are you concerned," I asked, innocently enough, "about how much trouble your pitchers have throwing strikes?"

"What trouble?" he asked. "They throw plenty of strikes."

"Wait," I said, clearly looking for trouble. "Mitch Williams throws plenty of strikes?"

"Sure," Fregosi snapped. "Mitch throws strikes -- any time he needs to. 3 and 0, 3 and 1, 3 and 2 -- he throws plenty of strikes."

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