Designated Hitter and Pinch Runner
5-9, 170lb (175cm, 77kg)
February 18, 1963
in Oakland, CA
Draft: Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 30th round of the 1981 MLB June Amateur Draft from John F. Kennedy HS (Sacramento, CA) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (26th) of the 1983 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA).
High School: John F. Kennedy HS (Sacramento, CA)
School: Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
April 7, 1989
13,192nd in MLB history)
vs. DET 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
April 8, 1989
vs. DET 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Full Name: LaVel Maurice Freeman
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