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Gene FreeseTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1966 MLB Years: 1955-1966
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Positions3B-781, 2B-117, SS-28, OF-12Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEugene Lewis Freese
Height5-11Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 8,1934PlaceWheeling,West Virginia
Death DateJune 19,2013 [79.162]
High SchoolWheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)
CollegeWest Liberty University (West Liberty,WV)
MLB DebutApril 13,1955 [21.095]
OrganizationsPIT [6] CHA [3] CIN [3] HOU [1] PHI [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11582Retrosheet IDfreeg102MLBAM ID114411
RelationshipsBrother of George Freese
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power66Contact52XBH65RBIs59Runs52Hitting58Durability60Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit83b-2b211344556911521814445134574161410.253.310.426.73619443510.262.173.257.3266.6711.181.682.7532.5037.39
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit83b-2b226520717439031421164533130.208.273.295.5686112230.250.087.169.2566.9619.572.811.3069.0027.91
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit83b23114346449818263194174225204.283.319.399.71813826372.307.116.179.3204.5711.292.471.6157.6726.53
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit83b241718130012001200001.167.211.333.5446119.133.166.222.2435.2610.532.005.2618.0033.33
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24ss2462191284911161611103201001.257.294.419.7138018202.281.162.215.3154.9515.843.202.9731.8336.73
1958Totals for NL-NL         79209295211171811113401002.249.286.411.6978619221.268.162.215.3094.9815.383.093.1729.8636.54
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43b2513240060107145237084436155448.268.343.500.84320042457.263.232.350.3679.4113.351.425.0317.3939.25
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha43b261274556012432617791062965188215.273.312.481.79321955501.281.208.281.3455.7912.972.243.3926.7644.35
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin123b27152575781592722687822778013517.277.307.466.77326855606.281.189.247.3354.4612.872.894.2922.1234.59
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin123b281842261001006800022.143.250.167.4177148.176.024.167.18812.5016.671.330.000.0016.67
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin123b296621720539162642174222222.244.303.378.6818216240.275.134.221.3027.0817.502.472.5036.1730.19
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit123b3099289336513294012194507448.225.269.377.64610924319.234.152.215.2815.9614.112.372.8232.1136.92
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit123b31438062140080261820115.263.326.313.63925489.333.050.100.2886.7420.223.000.000.0019.05
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha183b311732290114005900100.281.368.438.80614238.348.157.313.35713.1623.681.802.6332.0022.22
1965Totals for MLB-MLB         601128304111202112720215.268.339.348.687396127.337.080.161.3098.6621.262.450.79112.0020.00
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha183b3248106822203102182010011.208.270.311.581335115.229.103.189.2616.9617.392.502.6135.3322.73
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b-2b3221331300001051100001.091.211.091.3023038.136.000.182.16113.1628.952.200.000.000.00
1966Totals for MLB-MLB         691399252031031133110012.180.255.259.514365153.210.079.187.2368.5020.262.381.9646.3320.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter111534464298771612811543251262435352048272875.254.305.418.72314393043784.270.164.241.0006.4214.142.203.0429.9734.66
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4721395170345651233139171093209113191228.247.298.382.6805331101539.269.135.206.0006.0413.582.252.1442.2731.88
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2368341002183733211412450128235921.261.303.428.73135772894.274.167.236.0005.5914.322.563.5826.0633.03
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1925937015534721931274294289316.261.308.449.75726662654.275.188.266.0006.4214.372.243.2128.2440.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13240060107145237084436155448.268.343.500.84320042457.263.232.350.0009.4113.351.425.0317.3939.25
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter62191284911161611103201001.257.294.419.7138018202.281.162.215.0004.9515.843.202.9731.8336.73
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21331300001051100001.091.211.091.3023038.136.000.182.00013.1628.952.200.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162501621272341763743578374411.254.305.418.72320944550.270.164.241.0006.4214.142.203.0429.9734.66

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit213B65--551271116193182.9432.80------13448.542.2
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit212B57--1281731141312301.9655.28------13442.537.0
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit223B47--386542107103.9632.19------6572.330.5
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit222B26--3150-781811.0003.12------6540.016.9
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit233B74--621321616210194.9242.62------11464.948.1
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit232B10--1316-429291.0002.90------1148.86.5
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF10--1912-2220.9092.00------1148.86.5
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24SS28--455281010597.9243.46------6245.218.2
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln242B14--3225446157.9344.07------6222.69.1
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln243B3--56--11111.0003.67------624.81.9
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243B1---41-54.8004.00------175.90.6
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi253B109--831562215261239.9162.19------13282.670.8
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi252B6--84111312.9232.00------1324.53.9
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha263B122--882632029371351.9462.88------12796.179.2
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273B151--1232542023397377.9502.50------15299.398.1
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin272B1--2---221.0002.00------1520.70.6
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin283B10--1110-121211.0002.10------1855.66.2
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin293B62--44103118158147.9302.37------6693.938.3
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29OF1---------------661.50.6
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit303B72--481121412174160.9202.22------9972.744.4
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313B19--1227214139.9512.05------4344.211.7
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha313B8--410311714.8241.75------1747.14.9
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha323B34--1264958576.8942.24------4870.821.0
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou323B4--483-1512.8003.00------2119.02.5
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou322B3--27--991.0003.00------2114.31.9
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32OF1--2---221.0002.00------214.80.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 12 season(s)-   3B781--589134113612920661930.9342.47------7810.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B117--2162751657507491.9684.20------1170.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS28--455281010597.9243.46------280.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF12--2112-2422.9171.83------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21---57-65-----
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---26-47-----
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23---10-74---10-
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24---14283-----
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24-----1-----
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---6-109-----
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26-----122-----
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---1-151-----
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-----10-----
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29-----62---1-
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-----72-----
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31-----19-----
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31-----8-----
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32-----34-----
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32---3-4---1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB27516011000003400000.063.211.125.3362119.083.062.25015.7921.051.330.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs516011000003400000.063.211.125.3362119.083.062.25015.7921.051.330.000.00100.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-07-20TradeTraded by White Sox to Astros for Jim Mahoney and Cash. 
1965-08-23Purchased by White Sox from Pirates. 
1963-11-26Purchased by Pirates from Reds. 
1960-12-15TradeTraded by White Sox to Reds for Cal McLish and Juan Pizarro. 
1959-12-09TradeTraded by Phillies to White Sox for Johnny Callison. 
1958-09-29TradeTraded by Cardinals to Phillies for Solly Hemus. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Pirates with Johnny O'Brien to Cardinals for Dick Schofield and Cash. 
1953-03-25ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.