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Charles Harrison Nagy (born on May 5, 1967 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is a former MLB all-star baseball player — a right-handed pitcher. He played for 14 seasons in the major leagues, from 1990 to 2003. His father's family is Hungarian (his father's family name Nagy means 'great', 'big' in Hungarian). His mother's family name is Harrison which is of Irish background. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region Greater Bridgeport Incorporated (town) 1821 Incorporated (city) 1836 Government type Mayor-council  - Mayor John M. Fabrizi Area    - City 50. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ...


Nagy attended Roger Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, Connecticut where he starred in baseball and football. He attended the University of Connecticut. He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the first round he was the 17th pick of the 1988 amateur draft. He was a member of the 1988 USA Olympic baseball team. He played at the major league level from the 1990 through 2002 with Cleveland, and he finished third in the Cy Young Award voting in 1996. His last season, 2003, was with the San Diego Padres. Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... The University of Connecticut, commonly known as UConn, is the State of Connecticuts land-grant university. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 5, 14, 18, 19, 21, 42, 455 Name Cleveland Indians (1915–present) Cleveland Naps (1905-1914) Cleveland Bronchos (1902-1904) Cleveland Blues (1901) Ballpark Jacobs Field (1994–present) Cleveland Stadium (1932-1993)* a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Qualcomm Stadium (1969-2003) a. ...


Nagy threw a 90 MPH fastball, an above-average curveball, and a changeup, and had very good command.


Nagy gave up the game winning hit to Edgar Renteria of the Florida Marlins in game 7 of the 1997 World Series. Edgar Enrique Rentería [ren-ter-EE-ah] (born August 7, 1975 in Barranquilla, Colombia) is a Major League Baseball shortstop and right-handed batter who plays for the Boston Red Sox. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... The 1997 World Series was widely regarded as one of the most exciting Series in recent memory. ...


He is currently the pitching coach for the AAA-affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Salt Lake Bees. He was inducted in the Kinston Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004. Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Ballpark Angel Stadium of Anaheim (2004–present) a. ... The Salt Lake Bees are a Pacific Coast League (PCL) minor league baseball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Primary Logo Alternate Logo The Kinston Indians are a minor league baseball team in Kinston, North Carolina. ...


Statistics:

  • 6'3" tall, 200 lbs
  • Bats: Left
  • Throws: Right
  • Position: Pitcher

References

  • Charles Nagy player statistics at ESPN.com. Accessed January 31, 2006
  • Career Stats

His brother is Richard Nagy who is currently the defensive coordinator for Murray State Football. January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


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Charles Nagy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (194 words)
Charles Harrison Nagy (born on May 5, 1967 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is a former MLB all-star baseball player — a right-handed pitcher.
Lindsey Stephen "Chip" Nagy and Stephen Jonathan Phillips are his cousins.
His mother is Fran Harrison Nagy and Uncle Sanford Harrison, cousins Laura Harrison and Todd Harrison, who live in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Charles Nagy | BaseballLibrary.com (659 words)
Except for two seasons lost to arm surgery, Nagy was the most reliable starter for the Indians during their glory days of the late 1990s.
But Nagy's best season was a 17-10 campaign in 1992 in which he posted a career-low 2.96 ERA while hurling a career-high 252 innings.
Nagy was not a dominant pitcher, but he enjoyed incredible run support from his teammates.
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