Bill Freehan

Position
Catcher
Years
1961-1976
Hall Rating
93
Hall of Merit
Inductee
Next Ballot
Bill Freehan is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2022.
Peak
47%
Longevity
53%

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Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
44.7 21.1 52.8 26.3
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
93 -7 -4 28 85
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1961 DET 0.0 0.0
1963 DET 0.5 1.5
1964 DET 3.6 5.3
1965 DET -0.1 1.4
1966 DET -0.7 1.2
1967 DET 4.0 6.1
1968 DET 4.7 6.9
1969 DET 0.4 2.4
1970 DET 1.2 2.9
1971 DET 2.2 4.3
1972 DET 2.5 4.2
1973 DET 0.7 2.2
1974 DET 2.3 4.1
1975 DET 0.2 1.8
1976 DET -0.4 0.5
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1982
0.5%
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