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Full Name: Jacob Nelson Fox Primary Position: 2B
Height/Weight: 5' 10"/160 First Game: June 8, 1947
Birthdate: December 25, 1927 Final Game: July 25, 1965
Birthplace: St. Thomas, Pennsylvania MLB Experience: 19 years
Died: December 1, 1975
Deathplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Bat/Throw: Left/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997


Biography

Nellie Fox (Jacob Nelson Fox) was born on December 25, 1927 in St. Thomas, Pennsylvania. He made his Major League debut on June 8, 1947 for the Philadelphia Athletics. In 1949, his rookie year, he hit .255 with 0 home runs and 21 RBI. Fox played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Houston Colt .45s and Houston Astros over the course of his 19 year career.

There is some disagreement on what was Nellie Fox's most productive season. Some believe that it was 1957, when he hit for a .317 average and knocked in 61 runs. However, others believe that it was 1954, when he hit for a .319 average.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1947 PHI A 7 3 2 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1948 PHI A 3 13 0 2 0 0 .154 .214 .154 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
1949 PHI A 88 247 42 63 0 21 .255 .354 .296 6 2 32 9 6 11 2 0 10
1950 CHI A 130 457 45 113 0 30 .247 .304 .304 12 7 35 17 2 10 4 0 6
1951 CHI A 147 604 93 189 4 55 .313 .372 .425 32 12 43 11 14 20 9 0 7
1952 CHI A 152 648 76 192 0 39 .296 .334 .366 25 10 34 14 3 15 5 0 11
1953 CHI A 154 624 92 178 3 72 .285 .344 .375 31 8 49 18 7 12 4 0 15
1954 CHI A 155 631 111 201 2 47 .319 .372 .391 24 8 51 12 5 15 16 0 13
1955 CHI A 154 636 100 198 6 59 .311 .364 .406 28 7 38 15 17 14 7 1 8
1956 CHI A 154 649 109 192 4 52 .296 .347 .376 20 10 44 14 10 13 8 1 19
1957 CHI A 155 619 110 196 6 61 .317 .403 .415 27 8 75 13 16 5 5 2 7
1958 CHI A 155 623 82 187 0 49 .300 .357 .353 21 6 47 11 11 12 5 5 13
1959 CHI A 156 624 84 191 2 70 .306 .380 .389 34 6 71 13 7 9 5 8 6
1960 CHI A 150 605 85 175 2 59 .289 .351 .372 24 10 50 13 10 14 2 2 11
1961 CHI A 159 606 67 152 2 51 .251 .323 .295 11 5 59 12 9 15 2 3 17
1962 CHI A 157 621 79 166 2 54 .267 .314 .343 27 7 38 12 7 13 1 0 13
1963 CHI A 137 539 54 140 2 42 .260 .299 .306 19 0 24 17 7 10 0 1 10
1964 HOU N 133 442 45 117 0 28 .265 .320 .319 12 6 27 13 10 20 0 1 8
1965 HOU N 21 41 3 11 0 1 .268 .286 .317 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1
Total NL 154 483 48 128 0 29 .265 .317 .319 14 6 27 15 11 20 0 1 9
Total AL 2213 8749 1231 2535 35 761 .290 .349 .365 341 106 692 201 131 188 76 23 166
Total 2367 9232 1279 2663 35 790 .288 .348 .363 355 112 719 216 142 208 76 24 175

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1947 PHI A 2B 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1948 PHI A 2B 3 0 0 13 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .950
1949 PHI A 2B 77 0 0 191 196 7 68 0 0 0 0 0 .982
1950 CHI A 2B 121 0 0 340 344 18 100 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1951 CHI A 2B 147 0 0 413 449 17 112 0 0 0 0 0 .981
1952 CHI A 2B 151 0 0 406 433 13 111 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1953 CHI A 2B 154 0 0 451 426 15 101 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1954 CHI A 2B 155 0 0 400 392 9 103 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1955 CHI A 2B 154 0 0 399 483 24 110 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1956 CHI A 2B 154 0 0 478 396 12 124 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1957 CHI A 2B 155 155 1392.2 453 453 13 141 1 0 0 0 0 .986
1958 CHI A 2B 155 155 1376.2 444 399 13 117 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1959 CHI A 2B 156 156 1405.2 364 453 10 93 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1960 CHI A 2B 149 148 1323.2 412 447 13 126 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1961 CHI A 2B 159 156 1381.2 413 407 15 97 0 0 0 0 0 .982
1962 CHI A 2B 154 151 1337.2 376 428 8 93 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1963 CHI A 2B 134 128 1147.2 305 342 8 71 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1964 HOU N 2B 115 114 962 231 317 13 51 0 0 0 0 0 .977
1965 HOU N 3B 6 4 45 4 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1965 HOU N 1B 2 1 8 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1965 HOU N 2B 1 1 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total 1B 2 1 8 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total 2B 2295 1164 10333.2 6090 6373 209 1619 1 0 0 0 0 .984
Total 3B 6 4 45 4 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000

Transactions

  • 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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