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Bill Freehan

William Ashley Freehan (born November 29, 1941) was a Major League baseball player for fifteen years with the Detroit Tigers franchise.

Freehan was considered one of the top catchers of his era, and the quiet leader of the 1968 championship squad. Over the course of his career, he won 5 Gold Glove awards and retired holding Major League records for most putous, chances, and highest fielding percentage for a catcher.