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Bill FreehanHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1976 MLB Years: 1961-1976
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World Series Champion

PositionsC-1580, 1B-160, DH-7, OF-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Ashley Freehan
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 29,1941 [76.088]PlaceDetroit,Michigan
High SchoolBishop Barry (St. Petersburg,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)
MLB DebutSeptember 26,1961 [19.301]
OrganizationsDET [16] Awards5Awards Voting6-357
TBC Player ID11571Retrosheet IDfreeb103MLBAM ID114399
RelationshipsGrandfather of Blaise Salter
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power74Contact77XBH68RBIs70Runs42Hitting71Durability65Team.531Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961KnoxvilleSallyD--1947159294663429000000000.289.289.440.7297013159.271.151.151.3180.000.000.002.5239.7528.26
1961Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd--193099223451726000000000.343.343.626.969621399.293.283.283.4190.000.000.007.0714.1438.24
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet19c19410140004001000000.400.455.400.8554011.400.000.100.3939.090.000.000.000.000.00
1962DenverAmerAAA--2011339247111222958000000000.283.283.418.70116433392.266.135.135.3090.000.000.002.3043.5629.73
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c21100300377312293620395621348.243.331.387.71811623345.269.144.280.32011.3016.231.442.6133.3331.51
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c2214452069156148188051366881738.300.350.462.81224040572.313.162.238.3576.2911.891.893.1528.8925.64
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c23130431451011501043423963753510.234.306.339.64514625485.252.105.200.2908.0412.991.622.0643.1024.75
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c24136492471152201246524072372911.234.294.352.64617334544.251.118.205.2847.3513.241.802.2141.0029.57
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c251555176614623120741273712035159.282.389.447.83623144618.292.165.304.37211.8111.490.973.2425.8530.14
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c26155540731422422584016564243349.263.366.454.82024551635.258.191.309.37510.2410.080.983.9421.6035.92
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c27143489611281631649125355823612.262.342.405.74719835555.266.143.249.3399.559.911.042.8830.5627.34
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c2811739544951731652035248434511.241.332.420.75216636458.236.179.304.33511.3510.480.923.4924.6937.89
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c29148516571432642171275448934913.277.353.465.81824051586.271.188.283.3669.228.190.893.5824.5735.66
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c301113745198182105601485161107.262.354.401.75515030430.280.139.265.35011.1611.861.062.3337.4030.61
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c3111038033891016290040301113213.234.323.313.63611917435.239.079.184.2989.206.900.751.3863.3319.10
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet111b-c32130445581321751860204244564212.297.361.479.84021340502.295.182.281.3808.378.761.053.5924.7230.30
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c33120427421051731447203256612311.246.306.398.70417034468.253.152.232.3216.8411.971.752.9930.5032.38
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet11c3471237226410152700122711404.270.303.384.6879116255.282.114.165.3154.7110.592.251.9647.4025.00
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47159294663429000000000.289.289.440.7297013159.271.151.151.0000.000.000.002.5239.7528.26
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter177460737061591241352007582421626753114384867138.262.340.412.75225024766899.269.150.254.0009.0710.911.202.9030.3729.92
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11339247111222958000000000.283.283.418.70116433392.266.135.135.0000.000.000.002.3043.5629.73
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11339247111222958000000000.283.283.418.70116433392.266.135.135.0000.000.000.002.3043.5629.73
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3099223451726000000000.343.343.626.969621399.293.283.283.0000.000.000.007.0714.1438.24
Detroit Tigers Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter177460737061591241352007582421626753114384867138.262.340.412.75225024766899.269.150.254.0009.0710.911.202.9030.3729.92
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625556414522318692257691034613.262.340.412.75222843630.269.150.254.0009.0710.911.202.9030.3729.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games162562671593231383000000000.283.283.418.70123547562.266.135.135.0000.000.000.002.3043.5629.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet19C3--144--18181.0006.00------475.01.9
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet21C73--4072225431429.9955.88-----510073.045.1
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet211B19--14716114164163.9948.58------10019.011.7
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet221B1--7---771.0007.00------1440.70.6
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet22C141--9236177991984.9936.98-----1014497.987.0
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C129--8655744926922.9967.15-----2013099.279.6
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C132--89856411958954.9967.23-----313697.181.5
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B5--444-348481.0009.60------1363.73.1
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet251B11--775-682821.0007.45------1557.16.8
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C147--950638910211013.9926.89-593364.11615594.890.7
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet261B21--16210111173172.9948.19------15513.513.0
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet26C138--9717361510501044.9947.57-663863.5715589.085.2
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF1---------------1550.60.6
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C120--8214977877870.9927.25-693268.3914383.974.1
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B20--138737148145.9807.25------14314.012.3
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet28C114--7424226786784.9976.88-----811797.470.4
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C144--9125046966962.9966.68-----714897.388.9
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF1---------------1480.70.6
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C104-8826485789713705.9896.780.80573462.6711193.766.7
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B2-1263--991.0004.500.75-----1111.81.3
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C98-8315845033637634.9956.470.76574257.6311089.160.5
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH3---------------1102.71.9
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B9-59543-257571.0006.330.97-----1108.25.6
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH1---------------1300.80.6
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C63--3124556362357.9865.67-683665.4513048.538.9
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B65--59036449630626.9949.63------13050.040.1
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet331B5--532-455551.00011.00------1204.23.1
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet33C113--5826468652646.9915.72-784762.4412094.271.1
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet341B2--166-222221.00011.00------712.81.2
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet34C61--3122862346340.9835.57-571678.127185.937.9
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH3---------------714.21.9
MLB Totals for C - 15 season(s)-   C1580-1713994172172981073410662.9936.756.2251127864.810615800.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B160-7112949299813951386.9948.6619.52-----1600.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet19-3---------
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet21-7319--------
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet22-1411--------
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-129---------
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-1325--------
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-14711--------
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-13821------1-
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-12020--------
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-114---------
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-144-------1-
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-1042--------
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-989-------3
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-6365-------1
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet33-1135--------
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet34-612-------3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB26724021002004800000.083.214.125.3393128.125.042.20814.2928.572.000.000.0050.00
1972Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB30312231013000100000.250.250.583.8337212.200.333.3330.008.330.008.3312.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs312231013000100000.250.250.583.8337212.200.333.3330.008.330.008.3312.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs724021002004800000.083.214.125.3393128.125.042.20814.2928.572.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea37Broadcaster1626795.41421.06Darrell Johnson
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea38Broadcaster16259103.36438.07Darrell Johnson,Maury Wills
1984Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet42Broadcaster16210458.642--1Sparky AndersonWon World Series (Padres)
1985Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Broadcaster1618477.52215.03Sparky Anderson
1990University of MichiganNCAANCAACollege-48Manager281414.500--0 
1991University of MichiganNCAANCAACollege-49Manager281513.536--0 
1992University of MichiganNCAANCAACollege-50Manager281117.393--0 
1993University of MichiganNCAANCAACollege-51Manager271314.481--0 
1994University of MichiganNCAANCAACollege-52Manager281315.464--0 
1995University of MichiganNCAANCAACollege-53Manager261016.385--0 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1965American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1966American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1967American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1968American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1969American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1976-12-12Released by Tigers. 
1961-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.