Jim Fregosi in critical following multiple strokes

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Jim Fregosi has been taken off life support and placed under sedation at a Miami hospital according to a family spokesman.

Fregosi, 71, spent 53 years in baseball as a player, scout and manager and was a six-time All-Star. He suffered multiple strokes last weekend during an MLB alumni cruise.

A beloved member of the Angles, Fergosi is best known for being traded to the Mets for Nolan Ryan. Fregosi spent parts of 18 seasons in the majors, hitting .265/.338/.398 (113 OPS+) with 1,726 hits, 264 doubles, 151 homers, 706 RBI and 844 runs scored.

At the end of his playing career he returned to the team to manage and led them to the 1979 AL West title. He later led the Phillies to the 1993 World Series. He last managed Toronto in 2000.

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