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Gene Freese

Eugene Lewis Freese (Augie)

Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: January 8, 1934 in Wheeling, WV
High School: Wheeling Central HS (Wheeling, WV)
School: West Liberty State College (West Liberty, WV)
Signed
by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1953. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 13, 1955 (Age 21.095, 8,805th in MLB history)   vs. BRO 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1955 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Reds/WhiteSox/Phillies/Cardinals/... 1955-1966

Final Game: September 3, 1966 (Age 32.238)   vs. ATL 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 19, 2013 in New Orleans, LA
Buried: Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA
Relatives: Brother of George Freese
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