Frederick William Newman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: February 21, 1942 in Boston, MA
Debut: September 16, 1962 Los Angeles Angels
Final Game: August 5, 1967 California Angels
Died: June 24, 1987 in Framingham, MA
Years with the Angels: 1962-1967
December 14, 1960: Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels from the Boston Red Sox as the 47th pick in the 1960 expansion draft.
Entered game in the 5th in relief of Ken McBride who had given up 4 runs, struck out Bill Bruton, walked Al Kaline and got Rocky Colavito to ground into a double play. The game was an eventual 4-2 loss to the Tigers on Sunday, September 16, 1962 (D) at Chavez Ravine.
33-39 with a 3.41 ERA and 14 complete games.
- First in the league with 83 assists as a pitcher in 1965.
- Threw a 2-hit complete game against Minnesota on June 10, 1965.
- Arm troubles ended his career early.
- He died in a car accident in 1987 at the age of 45.