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Nellie Fox Nellie Fox
Full name: Jacob Nelson Fox
Born: December 25, 1927, St. Thomas, Pennsylvania
Died December 1, 1975, Baltimore, Maryland
Buried at St. Thomas Cemetery, St. Thomas, Pennsylvania
First Game: June 8, 1947; Final Game: July 24, 1965
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 5' 10" Weight: 160
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1997
AL MVP (1959)
TSN AL Player of the Year (1959)
2B on TSN All-Star Team (1955 to 1956 and 1958 to 1959)
Won Major League Gold Glove as second baseman (1957)
AL Gold Glove as 2B (1959 to 1960)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1947 PHI A                 7     3    2    0   0   0   0    0    1        0   0   0               0    0   0  .000  .250  .000  -0.1 1947 PHI A
1948 PHI A                 3    13    0    2   0   0   0    0    1        0   0   0               0    1   0  .154  .214  .154  -0.3 1948 PHI A
1949 PHI A                88   247   42   63   6   2   0   21   32        9   6  11              10    2   2  .255  .354  .296  -0.5 1949 PHI A
1950 CHI A               130   457   45  113  12   7   0   30   35       17   2  10               6    4   3  .247  .304  .304  -2.0 1950 CHI A
1951 CHI A               147   604   93  189  32  12   4   55   43       11  14  20               7    9  12  .313  .372  .425   1.2 1951 CHI A
1952 CHI A               152   648   76  192  25  10   0   39   34       14   3  15              11    5   5  .296  .334  .366   0.9 1952 CHI A
1953 CHI A               154   624   92  178  31   8   3   72   49       18   7  12              15    4   5  .285  .344  .375   0.6 1953 CHI A
1954 CHI A               155   631  111  201  24   8   2   47   51       12   5  15   4          13   16   9  .319  .372  .391   1.6 1954 CHI A
1955 CHI A               154   636  100  198  28   7   6   59   38   1   15  17  14   4           8    7   9  .311  .364  .406   4.4 1955 CHI A
1956 CHI A               154   649  109  192  20  10   4   52   44   1   14  10  13   5          19    8   4  .296  .347  .376   0.6 1956 CHI A
1957 CHI A               155   619  110  196  27   8   6   61   75   2   13  16   5   3           7    5   6  .317  .403  .415   6.1 1957 CHI A
1958 CHI A               155   623   82  187  21   6   0   49   47   5   11  11  12   5          13    5   6  .300  .357  .353   1.1 1958 CHI A
1959 CHI A               156   624   84  191  34   6   2   70   71   8   13   7   9   5           6    5   6  .306  .380  .389   1.8 1959 CHI A
1960 CHI A Daily Splits  150   605   85  175  24  10   2   59   50   2   13  10  14   5   0  10  11    2   4  .289  .351  .372   2.5 1960 CHI A
1961 CHI A Daily Splits  159   606   67  152  11   5   2   51   59   3   12   9  15   7   0  10  17    2   3  .251  .323  .295  -1.3 1961 CHI A
1962 CHI A Daily Splits  157   621   79  166  27   7   2   54   38   0   12   7  13   5   0  16  13    1   2  .267  .314  .343  -0.3 1962 CHI A
1963 CHI A Daily Splits  137   539   54  140  19   0   2   42   24   1   17   7  10   2   0   6  10    0   2  .260  .299  .306  -1.4 1963 CHI A
1964 HOU N Daily Splits  133   442   45  117  12   6   0   28   27   1   13  10  20   3   0   9   8    0   2  .265  .320  .319  -0.4 1964 HOU N
1965 HOU N Daily Splits   21    41    3   11   2   0   0    1    0   0    2   1   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .268  .286  .317  -0.1 1965 HOU N
Total NL                 154   483   48  128  14   6   0   29   27   1   15  11  20   3   0   9   9    0   2  .265  .317  .319  -0.5 Total NL        
Total AL                2213  8749 1231 2535 341 106  35  761  692  23i 201 131 188  45i  0i 42i166   76  78  .290  .349  .365  14.9 Total AL        
Total            Splits 2367  9232 1279 2663 355 112  35  790  719  24i 216 142 208  48i  0i 51i175   76  80  .288  .348  .363  14.4 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
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World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1959 CHI A Daily Splits    6    24    4    9   3   0   0    0    4   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   1  .375  .464  .500 1959 CHI A
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1951 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1951 AL   
1953 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1953 AL   
1954 AL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    1   0   0   0    2    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1954 AL   
1955 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1955 AL   
1956 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1956 AL   
1957 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1957 AL   
1958 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    2   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   1   1    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1958 AL   
1959 AL    Daily Splits    2     9    2    4   0   0   0    1    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .444  .500  .444 1959 AL   
1960 AL    Daily Splits    2     5    0    2   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .400  .400  .400 1960 AL   
1961 AL    Daily Splits    1     0    2    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     - 1.000     - 1961 AL   
1963 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1963 AL   
Total            Splits   13    38    7   14   0   0   0    5    2   0    3   0   1   0   0   1   1    0   0  .368  .400  .368 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1947 PHI A        2B    1                       1    0    0    0     1.000
1948 PHI A        2B    3                      13    6    1    1      .950
1949 PHI A        2B   77                     191  196    7   68      .982
1950 CHI A        2B  121                     340  344   18  100      .974
1951 CHI A        2B  147                     413  449   17  112      .981
1952 CHI A        2B  151                     406  433   13  111      .985
1953 CHI A        2B  154                     451  426   15  101      .983
1954 CHI A        2B  155                     400  392    9  103      .989
1955 CHI A        2B  154                     399  483   24  110      .974
1956 CHI A        2B  154                     478  396   12  124      .986
1957 CHI A        2B  155                     453  453   13  141      .986
1958 CHI A        2B  155                     444  399   13  117      .985
1959 CHI A        2B  156                     364  453   10   93      .988
1960 CHI A Daily  2B  149  148  145  1323.2   412  447   13  126   0  .985
1961 CHI A Daily  2B  159  156  151  1381.2   413  407   15   97   0  .982
1962 CHI A Daily  2B  154  151  142  1337.2   376  428    8   93   0  .990
1963 CHI A Daily  2B  134  128  114  1147.2   305  342    8   71   0  .988
1964 HOU N Daily  2B  115  114   92   962     231  317   13   51   0  .977
1965 HOU N Daily  3B    6    4    4    45       4   11    0    1   0 1.000
1965 HOU N        1B    2    1    1     8       8    1    0    1   0 1.000
1965 HOU N        2B    1    1    0     6       0    2    0    0   0 1.000
Total             2B 2295  698i 644i 6158.2i 6090 6373  209 1619   0i .984
Total             3B    6    4    4    45       4   11    0    1   0 1.000
Total             1B    2    1    1     8       8    1    0    1   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1959 CHI A Daily  2B    6    6    6    52      14   23    0    2   0 1.000
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1951 AL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     7       3    1    1    0   0  .800
1953 AL    Daily  2B    1    0    0     3       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1954 AL    Daily  2B    1    0    0     2       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1955 AL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     5       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1956 AL    Daily  2B    1    1    1     9       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1957 AL    Daily  2B    1    1    1     9       2    4    0    1   0 1.000
1958 AL    Daily  2B    1    1    1     9       5    3    1    1   0  .889
1959 AL    Daily  2B    2    2    2    17       5    1    0    0   0 1.000
1960 AL    Daily  2B    2    0    0     8       1    4    0    1   0 1.000
1961 AL    Daily  2B    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 AL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     4       3    1    0    0   0 1.000
Total             2B   13    8    5    74      25   14    2    3   0  .951
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by Philadelphia Athletics (1944).

Traded by Philadelphia Athletics to Chicago White Sox in exchange for Joe Tipton
(October 19, 1949).

Traded by Chicago White Sox to Houston Colt .45s in exchange for Jim Golden, Danny
Murphy and cash (December 10, 1963).

Released by Houston Astros (October 9, 1964).

Signed by Houston Astros (May 12, 1965).

Released by Houston Astros (July 31, 1965).


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