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Bill Freehan

William Ashley Freehan

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 203 lb.

Born: November 29, 1941 in Detroit, MI
High School: Royal Oak HS (Royal Oak, MI)
School: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1961. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 26, 1961 (Age 19.301, 9,519th in MLB history)   vs. KCA 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1963 season [*]
Team: Tigers 1961-1976

Last Game: October 3, 1976 (Age 34.309)   vs. MIL 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Brother-In-Law of Dan O'Brien
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Bill Freehan: 200 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 2 walk-off, 23 tying, 52 go ahead (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
1 Tm
vs RHP125
vs LHP75
High Lev41
Medium Lev62
Low Lev97
11 Opps
125 Pitchers
George Brunet5
Luis Tiant5
Mudcat Grant5
Catfish Hunter4
Mel Stottlemyre4
Diego Segui4
Jim Palmer4
Jim Kaat4
Dave McNally4
Bill Lee4
Fritz Peterson4
Pete Broberg3
Mike Cuellar3
Wes Stock3
Joe Horlen3
Tommy John3
Jim Perry3
Sam McDowell3
Mike Hedlund2
Vida Blue2
15 Parks
Tiger Stad100
Memor. Stad12
Fenway Pk12
Metrop. Stad11 Coliseum10
RFK Stad10
Angel Stad8
Comiskey Pk7
Munic. Stad4
Shea Stad3
County Stad3
Yankee Stad2
Where Hit
General field locations
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms171
2·HR gms13
3·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
292 RBI
0 on137
1 on39
2 on19
3 on5
Any on63
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1963 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111963-05-05DETBALDick Hallahead 1-0b 211--2720.15882%Home Run; Colavito Scores
22221963-05-05DETBALWes Stockahead 9-4b 51--32720.01699%Home Run; Herzog Scores
33311963-05-07DETNYYBill Staffordahead 1-0b 42-2-2620.17585%Home Run; Cash Scores
44411963-06-27DET@MINJim Perrybehind 4-10t 821--2820.0101%Home Run; Bruton Scores
55511963-07-12DET@CHWHoyt Wilhelmtied 5-5t 72---1730.23667%Home Run (Deep LF)
66611963-08-31DET@CLEMudcat Grantahead 1-0t 20---1720.10171%Home Run
77721963-08-31DET@CLEMudcat Grantbehind 3-8t 40---1720.04111%Home Run
88811963-09-01 (1)DET@CLEDick Donovanbehind 1-6t 921--2720.0020%Home Run; Phillips Scores
99911963-09-28DET@BALDave McNallyahead 1-0t 21---1730.10670%Home Run
1964 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1010111964-05-18DET@WSAJim Hannanbehind 3-5t 62---1720.11227%Home Run
1111211964-05-20DET@WSAClaude Osteenbehind 1-5t 70---1620.0439%Home Run
1212311964-05-22DET@CLEJack Kralickbehind 2-5t 60---1620.08220%Home Run
1313411964-05-25DET@BALSteve Barbertied 2-2t 40---1420.13463%Home Run
1414511964-06-09DETMINBill Pleisahead 6-1b 511--2720.02399%Home Run; Cash Scores
1515611964-06-11DETMINDick Stigmanbehind 0-4b 50---1420.06617%Home Run
1616711964-06-16 (1)DETKCADiego Seguibehind 0-6b 42---1720.0246%Home Run
1717811964-06-18DETKCAWes Stockbehind 1-2b 70---1420.23958%Home Run
1818911964-06-19DET@MINGerry Arrigobehind 5-7t 91---1420.0518%Home Run
19191011964-07-19DET@BALDick Hallbehind 2-5t 70---1720.07517%Home Run
20201111964-08-07DETKCAWes Stockahead 4-2b 80---1720.03198%Home Run
21211211964-08-09 (2)DETKCAMoe Drabowskyahead 3-1b 61---1720.06991%Home Run
22221311964-08-12DET@MINMudcat Granttied 0-0t 42-233620.29781%Home Run; Brown Scores/unER; Cash Scores/unER; Freehan Scores/unER
23231411964-08-14DET@KCAOrlando Penabehind 0-1t 20---1620.11050%Home Run
24241511964-08-23 (2)DETMINMudcat Grantahead 2-0b 21---1720.08082%Home Run
25251621964-08-23 (2)DETMINMudcat Grantahead 3-2b 62---1720.12084%Home Run
26261711964-09-05DET@WSABuster Narumahead 3-0t 40---1620.06189%Home Run
27271811964-09-20 (2)DETCLELuis Tiantbehind 1-7b 91---1720.0010%Home Run
1965 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
2828111965-05-23 (2)DETBALDave McNallybehind 0-4b 40-2-2520.11829%Home Run; Demeter Scores
2929211965-05-24DET@CHWTed Willstied 2-2t 321234520.34488%Home Run; McAuliffe Scores; Lumpe Scores; Cash Scores
3030321965-05-24DET@CHWBob Lockerahead 7-2t 52---1520.02297%Home Run
3131411965-07-06DETNYYMel Stottlemyretied 0-0b 301--2820.18778%Home Run; Wert Scores
3232511965-07-08DETNYYHal Reniffahead 2-1b 61---1820.11585%Home Run (LF-CF)
3333611965-07-23DETCHWBob Lockerbehind 3-4b 621--2820.39172%Home Run; Demeter Scores
3434711965-07-24DETCHWEddie Fisherahead 5-2b 721--2720.04299%Home Run; Demeter Scores
3535811965-08-12DETKCADiego Seguiahead 2-0b 20---1820.07684%Home Run
3636911965-08-31DET@MINMel Nelsonbehind 5-6t 921--2720.74682%Home Run; Cash Scores/unER; Freehan Scores/unER
37371011965-09-03DETWSABuster Narumahead 2-0b 40---1620.07588%Home Run
1966 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
3838111966-05-08DET@CHWJoe Horlenbehind 0-1t 30---1720.13250%Home Run
3939211966-05-17DETNYYFritz Petersonbehind 0-2b 50---1720.13340%Home Run
4040311966-05-18DETNYYMel Stottlemyrebehind 0-5b 41-2-2720.08417%Home Run; Northrup Scores
4141411966-05-20 (1)DET@BALWally Bunkerbehind 0-2t 22---1720.10034%Home Run
4242511966-06-04DET@CALGeorge Brunettied 0-0t 30---1720.12863%Home Run
4343611966-06-09DETBOSDan Osinskiahead 8-1b 82---1720.000100%Home Run
4444711966-06-16DET@BOSDan Osinskiahead 14-2t 80---1720.000100%Home Run
4545811966-07-09DET@MINJim Merrittahead 1-0t 1212-3620.22883%Home Run; Wood Scores; Horton Scores
4646911966-08-24DETCHWTommy Johntied 0-0b 21---1620.11964%Home Run (LF-CF)
47471011966-08-29DET@BALWally Bunkerahead 4-2t 82---1720.06893%Home Run
48481111966-09-06DETWSADick Linesahead 6-2b 801--2720.007100%Home Run; Stanley Scores
49491211966-09-13DETMINJim Kaatahead 4-3b 70---1720.09890%Home Run
1967 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
5050111967-04-15DET@MINJim Kaatbehind 0-1t 50---1720.15250%Home Run
5151211967-04-20DETCALGeorge Brunettied 0-0b 22---1620.12664%Home Run
5252311967-04-21DETMINRon Klineahead 8-1b 42---1720.00799%Home Run; Freehan Scores/unER
5353411967-04-22DETMINJim Kaatbehind 0-4b 9112-3620.0599%Home Run; Brown Scores; Kaline Scores
5454511967-05-09DET@CLESam McDowellahead 3-1t 52---1620.09385%Home Run
5555611967-05-13DET@BOSJohn Wyattbehind 4-5t 90-233620.32993%Home Run; Stanley Scores; Northrup Scores
5656711967-05-14 (2)DET@BOSJose Santiagobehind 3-11t 61---1720.0041%Home Run
5757811967-05-19DETNYYMel Stottlemyreahead 2-1b 42---1720.11878%Home Run
5858911967-05-21 (1)DETNYYJim Boutonahead 1-0b 20---1620.10077%Home Run
59591011967-06-12DET@MINJim Merritttied 0-0t 20---1520.11361%Home Run
60601111967-07-02DETCHWGary Petersahead 2-0b 62---1420.07092%Home Run
61611211967-07-04DET@CLESteve Harganahead 3-0t 111--2620.10490%Home Run; Cash Scores
62621311967-07-14DET@WSAPhil Ortegabehind 0-1t 70---1620.22750%Home Run
63631411967-08-01DET@BALTom Phoebusahead 2-1t 60---1720.12581%Home Run
64641511967-08-06 (1)DET@CLEEd Connollyahead 4-3t 5212-3620.25491%Home Run; McAuliffe Scores/unER; Kaline Scores/unER; Freehan Scores/unER
65651611967-08-08 (2)DETCHWJoe Horlenbehind 0-1b 22---1720.12751%Home Run
66661711967-08-25DET@KCAChuck Dobsonahead 1-0t 21---1720.11071%Home Run
67671811967-08-29 (2)DET@CALRickey Clarktied 0-0t 72---1520.25569%Home Run
68681911967-09-01DET@MINJim Kaatbehind 3-5t 90---1530.08415%Home Run
69692011967-09-15DETWSADarold Knowlesbehind 1-4b 8212-3720.45452%Home Run; Northrup Scores; Cash Scores
1968 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
7070111968-04-11DETBOSJose Santiagoahead 2-0b 20---1720.07785%Home Run
7171211968-04-28 (2)DET@NYYDooley Womackbehind 1-2t 91---1420.38445%Home Run
7272311968-05-04DETCALJim McGlothlinbehind 1-7b 70---1520.0122%Home Run
7373411968-05-05DETCALGeorge Brunetbehind 0-1b 20---1520.13155%Home Run
7474511968-05-10DET@WSABarry Mooreahead 6-1t 221--2420.04797%Home Run; Kaline Scores/unER; Freehan Scores/unER
7575611968-05-11DET@WSAFrank Bertainatied 1-1t 3212-3420.32983%Home Run (LF-CF); Matchick Scores; Kaline Scores
7676711968-05-24DET@OAKCatfish Huntertied 0-0t 20---1420.13263%Home Run
7777811968-05-30DET@CALJim Weaverahead 3-1t 60---1420.07690%Home Run
7878911968-06-15DET@CHWTommy Johntied 0-0t 20---1430.12262%Home Run
79791011968-07-01DETCALGeorge Brunetbehind 0-1b 42---1620.16551%Home Run
80801121968-07-01DETCALMinnie Rojasahead 3-1b 821--2620.04399%Home Run; Kaline Scores
81811211968-07-04DETCALSammy Ellisbehind 0-4b 21---1620.06619%Home Run
82821311968-07-05DETOAKCatfish Hunterahead 1-0b 1212-3620.22488%Home Run; Stanley Scores; Cash Scores
83831421968-07-05DETOAKKen Sandersahead 5-1b 5112-3620.03599%Home Run; Northrup Scores; Horton Scores
84841511968-08-08DETCLESonny Siebertahead 3-0b 321-33620.09997%Home Run; Kaline Scores; Cash Scores
85851621968-08-08DETCLEHal Kurtzahead 12-1b 80---1620.000100%Home Run
86861711968-08-11 (1)DETBOSJim Lonborgbehind 1-4b 62---1620.07516%Home Run
87871811968-08-14DET@CLELuis Tianttied 0-0t 22---1620.13360%Home Run
88881911968-08-17DET@BOSLee Stangetied 9-9t 112---1620.42984%Home Run
89892011968-08-28DETCALTom Burgmeiertied 0-0b 201--2530.18977%Home Run; Horton Scores
90902111968-09-02 (2)DET@OAKDiego Seguitied 3-3t 102---1620.43886%Home Run
91912211968-09-11DET@CALBill Harrelsonahead 6-0t 30---1520.01598%Home Run
92922311968-09-15DETOAKLew Krausseahead 3-0b 32-2-2620.08395%Home Run; Cash Scores
93932421968-09-15DETOAKRollie Fingersahead 6-0b 50-2-2620.007100%Home Run; Cash Scores
94942511968-09-24DET@BALJim Hardinbehind 2-3t 401--2720.25065%Home Run; Brown Scores
1969 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
9595111969-04-10DETCLESam McDowellahead 3-2b 511234520.16196%Home Run; McAuliffe Scores; Stanley Scores; Horton Scores
9696221969-04-10DETCLEJack Hamiltonahead 8-3b 71---1520.00799%Home Run
9797311969-04-22DET@WSACamilo Pascualbehind 0-1t 30---1720.12750%Home Run (LF-CF)
9898411969-04-26DETBOSRay Culpbehind 3-7b 91---1720.0102%Home Run
9999511969-05-01DETBALJim Palmertied 0-0b 501--2820.20982%Home Run (LF-CF); Matchick Scores
100100611969-05-02DET@BOSSonny Siebertbehind 0-1t 201--2620.17661%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Horton Scores
101101711969-06-06DETOAKGeorge Lauzeriquebehind 0-1b 21---1820.11653%Home Run
102102811969-06-17 (1)DET@NYYMel Stottlemyreahead 3-0t 40---1820.06090%Home Run
103103911969-06-29 (2)DET@BALTom Phoebusbehind 1-3t 321--2620.21246%Home Run; Northrup Scores
1041041011969-07-01DETBOSBill Leeahead 10-2b 62---1620.002100%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
1051051111969-07-03DETBOSRay Culpbehind 0-1b 40---1620.14056%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
1061061211969-07-18DET@CLELuis Tianttied 0-0t 50---1620.14765%Home Run
1071071311969-07-19DET@CLESam McDowellbehind 0-3t 701--2430.15930%Home Run; Kaline Scores
1081081411969-08-23DET@CALRudy Maybehind 1-5t 82---1530.0163%Home Run
1091091511969-09-03DET@KCRMike Hedlundtied 1-1t 21---1720.11559%Home Run
1101101611969-09-14DET@WSAJoe Colemanahead 1-0t 61---1720.13279%Home Run (LF-CF)
1970 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
111111111970-04-08DET@WSAGeorge Brunettied 0-0t 71-2-2620.28482%Home Run (Deep LF); Horton Scores
112112211970-04-24DET@MINTom Halltied 6-6t 711--2720.30881%Home Run; Northrup Scores
113113311970-05-07DETMINRon Perranoskibehind 5-9b 90---1720.0214%Home Run
114114411970-05-08DETKCRBob Johnsonbehind 2-8b 70---1720.0163%Home Run
115115511970-05-09DETKCRMike Hedlundahead 6-4b 71---1520.05794%Home Run
116116611970-05-11DETCHWJerry Criderbehind 4-6b 60---1720.14038%Home Run
117117711970-05-24DETWSAJoe Colemanbehind 0-6b 221--2720.07414%Home Run (Deep LF); Jones Scores
118118811970-05-25DETNYYSteve Hamiltontied 3-3b 90---1720.369100%Walk-OffHome Run
119119911970-06-06DET@OAKChuck Dobsontied 2-2t 50---1720.15165%Home Run
1201201021970-06-06DET@OAKMarcel Lachemannahead 5-4t 90---1720.08593%Home Run
1211211111970-06-12DETCALAndy Messersmithbehind 1-5b 70---1620.05211%Home Run
1221221211970-07-11DETBALMike Cuellarbehind 3-4b 61---1620.19854%Home Run (LF-CF)
1231231311970-07-12 (1)DETBALDave McNallyahead 1-0b 20---1520.09576%Home Run
1241241411970-07-16DET@CHWDanny Murphyahead 8-4t 70---1620.02597%Home Run
1251251511970-07-17DET@CHWTommy Johnahead 2-1t 32---1520.11270%Home Run
1261261611970-08-22DETMILLew Krausseahead 3-2b 41---1620.11078%Home Run
1971 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
127127111971-04-11 (1)DET@BALPete Richerttied 4-4t 110---1620.35586%Home Run
128128211971-04-20DETBALGrant Jacksonahead 5-0b 60---1620.01199%Home Run
129129311971-04-23DET@OAKDiego Seguibehind 1-9t 90---1620.0000%Home Run
130130411971-04-25DET@OAKRollie Fingerstied 0-0t 20---1620.11862%Home Run
131131511971-06-12DETMINStan Williamsahead 2-0b 21---1720.08083%Home Run
132132611971-06-28DET@BALDave McNallytied 0-0t 321--2520.23671%Home Run; Horton Scores
133133711971-06-30DETBOSGary Peterstied 0-0b 32--32520.21175%Home Run; Taylor Scores
134134811971-07-04DETBALMike Cuellarbehind 1-3b 91---1520.06310%Home Run
135135911971-07-07DETNYYFritz Petersonbehind 0-3b 21---1520.08930%Home Run
1361361021971-07-07DETNYYFritz Petersonbehind 1-3b 701--2520.31958%Home Run; Horton Scores
1371371111971-07-08DETNYYSteve Klineahead 2-0b 40---1620.07587%Home Run
1381381211971-07-17DET@OAKCatfish Huntertied 1-1t 41---1620.14662%Home Run
1391391311971-07-21 (2)DET@CALTom Murphybehind 0-4t 41---1520.05313%Home Run
1401401411971-08-09DET@BOSJim Lonborgahead 5-2t 30---1620.06387%Home Run
1411411521971-08-09DET@BOSBobby Bolinbehind 8-11t 72---1620.05712%Home Run
1421421631971-08-09DET@BOSSparky Lylebehind 10-11t 90---1620.34650%Home Run
1431431711971-08-10DET@MILBill Parsonsahead 2-1t 3212-3620.24787%Home Run; Horton Scores; Cash Scores
1441441811971-09-02DETCLESteve Dunningahead 2-0b 32---1620.08384%Home Run
1451451911971-09-08DET@WSAPete Brobergahead 3-2t 811--2520.16394%Home Run; Cash Scores
1461462011971-09-14DET@BALJim Palmertied 1-1t 6012-3520.25189%Home Run (LF-CF); Brown Scores; Cash Scores
1471472111971-09-28DET@CLESteve Harganahead 2-0t 42---1620.09381%Home Run
1972 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
148148111972-04-29DETCHWWilbur Woodahead 3-0b 321--2420.08995%Home Run; Kaline Scores
149149211972-05-13DET@KCRDick Dragoahead 1-0t 311--2420.18683%Home Run; Kaline Scores
150150311972-06-11DETOAKKen Holtzmantied 2-2b 90---1320.385100%Walk-OffHome Run
151151411972-06-29DET@BOSBill Leetied 4-4t 921234420.44599%Home Run; Taylor Scores/Team unER; McAuliffe Scores/Team unER; Rodriguez Scores/Team unER; Freehan Scores/Team unER
152152511972-07-02DETBALMike Cuellarbehind 0-7b 901--2420.0031%Home Run; Kaline Scores
153153611972-07-31DETBOSMarty Pattintied 2-2b 511--2420.26383%Home Run; Brown Scores
154154711972-08-20DETCALLloyd Allenahead 10-9b 70---1420.09691%Home Run
155155811972-08-23DETOAKJoe Horlenahead 3-0b 221234420.11698%Home Run; Taylor Scores; Rodriguez Scores; Kaline Scores
156156911972-08-29DET@CALRudy Maybehind 0-3t 91---1420.0152%Home Run
1571571011972-09-02DET@OAKDave Hamiltontied 1-1t 110---1320.37187%Home Run
1973 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
158158111973-06-18DET@CLEBrent Stromahead 2-1t 70---1520.12482%Home Run
159159211973-07-21DET@TEXDavid Clydebehind 1-3t 71--32720.24346%Home Run; Kaline Scores
160160311973-08-07 (1)DETOAKVida Bluebehind 3-6b 82---1720.0509%Home Run
161161411973-08-08DETOAKKen Holtzmanbehind 0-1b 21---1520.11253%Home Run
162162511973-09-02DETCLEDick Tidrowahead 1-0b 40---1720.10179%Home Run
163163611973-09-19DETBALWayne Garlandahead 8-0b 70---1520.001100%Home Run (LF-CF)
1974 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
164164111974-04-21DETMILJim Colbornbehind 1-2b 42---1720.14751%Home Run (Deep LF)
165165211974-05-21DET@MILClyde Wrightbehind 2-4t 70---1620.12529%Home Run
166166311974-06-17DET@TEXFergie Jenkinsahead 3-0t 40---1530.06190%Home Run
167167411974-07-13DET@KCRPaul Splittorfftied 0-0t 12-2-2430.18167%Home Run; Stanley Scores
168168511974-07-18DETMINBill Butlerbehind 1-2b 301--2430.20468%Home Run; Kaline Scores
169169611974-07-19DETMINDave Goltzbehind 1-3b 1012-3430.21365%Home Run; Sutherland Scores; Kaline Scores
170170711974-07-21DETMINBert Blylevenbehind 1-9b 41---1630.0102%Home Run
171171811974-07-29DET@CLEFritz Petersonahead 2-0t 11---1430.08477%Home Run
172172911974-08-06DETCLEJim Perryahead 3-1b 3112-3630.13794%Home Run; Kaline Scores; Oglivie Scores
1731731011974-08-16DET@OAKCatfish Hunterahead 4-3t 71---1630.13383%Home Run
1741741111974-08-26DETCALAndy Hasslertied 0-0b 20---1430.11266%Home Run
1751751211974-09-07 (1)DET@NYYMike Wallaceahead 6-3t 72---1420.04994%Home Run
1761761311974-09-08DET@NYYDick Tidrowahead 2-0t 321234520.19994%Home Run; Sutherland Scores; Kaline Scores; Oglivie Scores
1771771411974-09-12DETMILJim Colbornbehind 0-3b 421-33520.31351%Home Run; Kaline Scores; Oglivie Scores
1781781511974-09-14DETNYYPat Dobsonbehind 5-6b 52---1520.16951%Home Run
1791791611974-09-17DET@BOSBill Leebehind 0-2t 20---1420.09739%Home Run
1801801711974-10-01DETBALJim Palmerahead 2-0b 40---1520.07587%Home Run
1811811821974-10-01DETBALJim Palmerbehind 3-4b 62---1520.20352%Home Run
1975 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
182182111975-04-12DET@NYYPat Dobsontied 0-0t 70---1520.20270%Home Run
183183211975-04-23DETCLEJim Perrybehind 2-4b 62---1520.12832%Home Run
184184311975-05-06DETMILPete Brobergbehind 0-2b 42---1520.11637%Home Run
185185411975-05-11DETTEXSteve Foucaultbehind 6-9b 71---1520.07917%Home Run
186186511975-06-25DET@MILPete Brobergtied 0-0t 20-2-2620.14271%Home Run; Roberts Scores
187187611975-06-27DET@BALRoss Grimsleytied 0-0t 21---1520.11659%Home Run
188188711975-07-04DETMILBill Traversahead 1-0b 1112-3520.17986%Home Run; Sutherland Scores; Meyer Scores/unER
189189811975-07-09DETCHWOzzie Osbornahead 3-2b 511-33520.15393%Home Run; Stanley Scores; Horton Scores
190190911975-07-12DET@KCRAl Fitzmorristied 0-0t 20---1520.10661%Home Run
1911911011975-08-01DET@BOSLuis Tianttied 0-0t 20---1520.10260%Home Run
1921921121975-08-01DET@BOSLuis Tianttied 6-6t 92---1520.40980%Home Run
1931931211975-08-13DETTEXFergie Jenkinstied 0-0b 20---1520.10866%Home Run
1941941311975-08-18DET@OAKVida Blueahead 1-0t 3212-3520.24286%Home Run; Sutherland Scores; Meyer Scores
1951951411975-09-05DET@CLEDave LaRocheahead 10-2t 91---1520.000100%Home Run
1976 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
196196111976-04-17DET@CALGary Rosstied 0-0t 50---1620.16166%Home Run
197197211976-06-18DET@MINJim Hughesahead 2-1t 41---1820.11773%Home Run
198198311976-07-19DET@MINEddie Banebehind 1-3t 42---1820.10732%Home Run
199199411976-08-05DETBOSBill Leebehind 3-5b 91---1720.06310%Home Run
200200511976-08-24DETCHWKen Brettbehind 0-2b 2112-3720.27564%Home Run; Johnson Scores; Rodriguez Scores

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1913 to 2016, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.