(February 3, 1952- )
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Attended the University of Southern California
Center fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1974-1980), California Angels (1981-1984), Baltimore Orioles (1985-1988), Detroit Tigers (1988-1989) and the San Diego Padres (1990)
Eight-time All-Star (1975-1983)
Won four AL Gold Gloves as an outfielder (1975, 1978-1980)
AL MVP (1975)
AL Rookie of the Year (1975)
ALCS MVP (1982)
MLB All-Star Game MVP (1983)
AL Batting Champion (1979)
ESPN Analyst (1991-1998)
Why he might be annoying
His nickname was Fragile Freddie.
He has been divorced despite having two children.
He married twice.
He never played for a World Series winning team.
He has been snubbed by the National Baseball Hall of Fame despite his accomplishments.
He suffered an ankle injury during spring training causing him to miss the first six weeks of the 1976 season.
Why he might not be annoying
He batted and threw left handed.
He played football with Lynn Swann in college as teammates.
He and Jim Rice had a combination of talent earning them the nickname 'Gold Dust Twins' (1975).
He was the first AL player to receive awards for the MVP and Rookie of the Year in the same year (1975) (Ichiro Suzuki achieved that feat 26 years later).
He was the first player from a losing team to win the ALCS MVP Award.
He smacked a grand slam home run in an All-Star Game as he was the first player to do so (1983).
He had performed excellent catches in the outfield.
He has done charity work for a home involving kids who were abused and neglected.
Credit: Neo NX2004
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 13.33% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 11 Votes: 18.18% Annoying
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