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George FreeseHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1961 MLB Years: 1953-1961
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Positions3B-50Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Walter Freese
Born DateSeptember 12,1926PlaceWheeling,West Virginia
Death DateJuly 27,2014 [87.318]
High SchoolWheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)
CollegeWest Virginia University (Morgantown,WV)
MLB DebutApril 29,1953 [26.229]
OrganizationsCHN [1] DET [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11583Retrosheet IDfreeg101MLBAM ID114412
RelationshipsBrother of Gene Freese
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power57Contact75XBH57RBIs67Runs24Hitting67Durability13Team.398Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet152611000000000000000.
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33b285117917468232211171823127.257.327.374.7016713202.
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn83497020001001400000.286.375.286.661208.667.000.143.31512.5050.
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6118717488232311182223127.257.327.369.6966913211.
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5117917468232211171823127.257.327.374.7016713202.
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter97020001001400000.286.375.286.661208.667.000.143.00012.5050.
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.
Average MLB - Per 162 games16249745127215861334858583519.257.327.369.69618335560.

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283B50--508293141132.9362.64------5198.032.5
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B50--508293141132.9362.64------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28-----50-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1955-11-27Selected by Cubs from Pirates in the minor league draft. 
1953-06-04TradeTraded by Cubs with Gene Hermanski, Bob Addis, Preston Ward, Bob Schultz, Toby Atwell and Cash to Pirates for Catfish Metkovich, Howie Pollet, Joe Garagiola and Ralph Kiner. 
1953-05-13Purchased by Cubs from Tigers. 
1953-04-07Purchased by Tigers from Browns. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.