Remembering Jim Fregosi

The late and lovable Jim Fregosi never met a baseball debate he couldn't win, and yet we couldn't wait to lose to him the next time.

Updated: February 14, 2014, 6:46 PM ET
By Jayson Stark

LAKELAND, Fla. -- I felt as if I heard from every scout in America on Friday morning.

And even a word such as saddened wouldn't be adequate to describe their feelings on the day they learned that one of their favorite people on the baseball earth, Jim Fregosi, had left a world he loved so much.

Crushed would be more like it. Devastated. That would work. Hurting. That, too.

That's how beloved Jim Fregosi was by the people he touched in a game where men depend on the power ...

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