Jacob Nelson Fox (Mighty Mite)
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: December 25, 1927 in St. Thomas, PA
Signed by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1944. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 8, 1947 (Age 19.165) vs. CLE 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1949 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Colt.45's/Athletics/Astros 1947-1965
Final Game: July 25, 1965 (Age 37.212) vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 1, 1975 in Baltimore, MD
Buried: St. Thomas Cemetery, St. Thomas, PA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1997.
View Nellie Fox Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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