Travis Fryman

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David Travis Fryman

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Biographical Information[edit]

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Infielder Travis Fryman was signed as a 3rd round pick in the 1987 amateur draft by the Detroit Tigers and scout Jax Robertson. His brother Troy Fryman played in the minors. His son, Branden Fryman, was taken by the New York Mets in the 2019 amateur draft.

Fryman managed the Mahoning Valley Scrappers from 2008-2010. He was then the minor league defensive coordinator for the Cleveland Indians in 2011 and 2012.

In the 2008 Hall of Fame voting, a couple of voters thought enough of him to vote for him.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 5-time AL All-Star (1992-1994, 1996 & 2000)
  • AL Gold Glove Winner (2000/3B)
  • AL Silver Slugger Award Winner (1992/SS)
  • 2-time AL At Bats Leader (1992 & 1994)
  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 7 (1991-1993, 1996-1998 & 2000)
  • 100 RBI Seasons: 3 (1996, 1997 & 2000)

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2008 Mahoning Valley Scrappers New York-Penn League 31-44 12th Cleveland Indians
2009 Mahoning Valley Scrappers New York-Penn League 49-27 1st Cleveland Indians Lost League Finals
2010 Mahoning Valley Scrappers New York-Penn League 30-46 13th Cleveland Indians
2015 Mahoning Valley Scrappers New York-Penn League 31-44 13th(t) Cleveland Indians

Further Reading[edit]

  • Paul Hoynes: "Travis Fryman Turns a New Leaf With the Indians", Baseball Digest, June 1998, pp. 42-44. [1]
  • Rick Sorci: "Baseball Profile: Third Baseman Travis Fryman", Baseball Digest, October 1994, p. 47. [2]

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