Freddie Freeman has won one World Series ring playing for the Atlanta Braves in 2021. This 2021 Atlanta Braves World Series ring is the only ring he has won in his career till today.
Freeman was also a five times All-Star in year 2013, 2014, 2018, 2019 and 2021. Freddie Freeman currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Freddie Freeman Early Life
The Atlanta Braves selected Freddie Freeman in the second round, with the 78th overall selection, of the 2007 MLB draft.
Freddie Freeman signed with the team for $409,500, forgoing his college scholarship. He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Braves in 2007 and played for the Rome Braves of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2008.
Above all, He was named the Braves’ fifth-best prospect according to Baseball America before the 2009 season.
Furthermore, Freddie Freeman started the 2009 season with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League and was promoted to the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League during the season.
Then, Baseball America ranked Freeman the 11th-best prospect overall in their 2009 mid-season top 25.
In August 2009, he suffered a wrist injury. After the 2009 season ended, Freddie Freeman joined the Peoria Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League.
Additionally, he began the 2010 season with the Gwinnett Braves of the Class AAA International League.
Freddie Freeman 2021 Season
Freeman was named the National League’s starting first baseman for the 2021 All-Star Game.
On August 18, 2021, Freddie Freeman hit for the cycle against the Miami Marlins. This was the fourth time an Atlanta Braves player had ever done so, the second time Freddie Freeman has done it, and only the ninth time in Braves’ history.
However, Freeman owned a season-low .195 batting average on May 7. His second career cycle improved his batting average to .301.
Above all, Freddie Freeman finished the 2021 season with a .300 batting average, a .896 OPS, and 31 home runs.
The 2021 Atlanta Braves became the second team in Major League Baseball history to have each starting infielder hit at least 25 home runs in a season.
That same year, on October 12, 2021, Freddie Freeman hit an eventual game winning solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning in a tied National League Division Series game four against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Not to mention this home run in what was previously a 4–4 ballgame allowed the Braves to advance to the National League Championship Series for the second consecutive year.
Freddie Freeman winning the 2021 World Series ring
The Atlanta Braves faced the Houston Astros in the 2021 World Series. In game five, Freddie Freeman hit a home run that traveled 460 feet.
The Atlanta Braves defeated the Huston Astros in six games, making Freddie Freeman a World Series champion. Winning his first World Series ring. Also the first World Series ring won by the Atlanta Braves since 1995.
Freddie Freeman recorded the final putout of the Series. At the end of the season, Freddie Freeman received his third consecutive Silver Slugger Award and his first Babe Ruth Award.
Not to mention Jorge Soler, Ozzie Albies, Eddie Rosario and Adam Duvall was part of the team who contributed to the winning of the Word Series ring.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Freddie Freeman made his Los Angeles Dodgers debut on April 8, 2022, batting second in the lineup and going 1-for-3 with a walk against the Colorado Rockies.
On April 18, 2022, before a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium, Freddie Freeman was presented his 2021 Silver Slugger Award, with Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker and hitting coach Kevin Seitzer attending the ceremony.
In the ensuing game, Freddie Freeman hit his first home run as a Dodger in what was also his first career at-bat against his former team.
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