Bill Freehan

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William Ashley Freehan (born November 29, 1941)[1] is an American professional baseball player. He played his entire fifteen-year Major League Baseball career as a catcher for the Detroit Tigers in 1961 and again from 1963 to 1976. He was born in Detroit, Michigan.

Freehan was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in his later years.[2] In October 2018, it was revealed that Freehan was in hospice care at his home in Michigan.[2]

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  1. "Bill Freehan Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "As Bill Freehan lies in hospice care, his wife reveals their love story". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved February 10, 2019.

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