Freeman spent the previous 12 seasons as a player for the Atlanta Braves.
He played for the Braves for 12 seasons before leaving for free agency and signing a six-year, $162 million deal with the Dodgers.
- Birth: September 12, 1989
- Nation: Fountain Valley, California
- Position: First baseman
- League: MLB
- Bats: Left
- Throws: Right
- Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
- Jersey: 5
- MLB debut: September 1, 2010 — for the Atlanta Braves
- Career History
Atlanta Braves (2010–2021)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2022–present)
- MLB Statistics (through 2022 season)
|Runs batted in||1041|
Career Highlights and Awards
|6× All-Star||2013, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022|
|World Series champion||2021|
|All-MLB First Team||2020|
|Gold Glove Award||2018|
|3× Silver Slugger Award||2019-2021|
|NL Hank Aaron Award||2020|
|Babe Ruth Award||2021|
- For his MLB debut in 2010, he wanted his jersey number to be 18, which is the number of letters in his mom’s name. However, he was given 5 as his jersey number, the same number as he wore in Little League when his mom passed away from Melanoma.
- Freeman was ever rescued by his former-teammate Chipper from snowstorm in Atlanta.
- Freddie can dance too. His dancing shot appeared in Dan Uggla’s wedding video, which suddenly go viral on the internet.
- Freeman’s powerful swing has been compared to a tennis forehand and has been called “unorthodox” since he lifts his shoulders before dropping his hands.
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