Saturday, October 23, 2021

RIP - Bill Freehan

Bill Freehan, the Tigers' all-star catcher during the 1960s, passed away on August 19, 2021 at age 79.
Freehan played for Detroit from 1961-1976, and was their starting catcher from 1964-1973, and 1975.  In 1974 he split his time between catcher and 1st base. 
Freehan was an 11-time All-Star, and won 5 Gold Glove awards.
After his playing career, he was at various times a broadcaster, a catching coach for the Tigers, and head coach for the University of Michigan. 

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